A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 02:05:07 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6786 West, latitude 56.2548 North, depth = 20.38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19582534, us1000e6b7. Unique identifier: us1000e6b7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.38 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 12:05:07 / May 16, 2018 @ 12:05 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and four and in the last 365 days three thousand, four hundred and fifty-four 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.
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