A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 19:40:24 / March 27, 2018 @ 7:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6934 West, latitude 56.5206 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:40:24 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d9ry. Id of event: us1000d9ry.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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