A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 248 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (154 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 00:59:27 / March 13, 2018 @ 12:59 am. The temblor was reported at 14:59:27 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.989 West, latitude 55.9909 North, depth = 7.63 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.63 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d3m0. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18693182, us1000d3m0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 248 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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