A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 272 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (169 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 18:18:57 / February 26, 2018 @ 6:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -148.6059° West, latitude 56.4817° North, depth = 11.3 km. The temblor was reported at 08:18:57 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak18607785. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18607785. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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