A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles). Event id: us1000d7im. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7im. The temblor was reported at 04:49:26 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.97 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 14:49:26 / March 22, 2018 @ 2:49 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.8495° West, latitude 56.0605° North, depth = 25.97 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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