A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 274 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (170 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d9hx. Id of event: us1000d9hx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 09:48:45 / March 27, 2018 @ 9:48 am. Exact location of event, longitude -148.652 West, latitude 56.4129 North, depth = 17.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.13 km (11 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:45 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 274 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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