A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 284 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:23:18 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.23 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19.23 km, -148.4846° West, 56.3893° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 10:23:18 / April 15, 2018 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0jm. Id of event: us2000e0jm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 284 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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