A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 270 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.26 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:31:27 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000dc1e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dc1e. Exact location of event, depth 18.26 km, -149.1968° West, 56.1154° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 12:31:27 / March 4, 2018 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 270 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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