A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 297 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (185 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pe1g0d, us1000ghdd. Id of event: us1000ghdd. Exact location, longitude -149.2491° West, latitude 55.7513° North, depth = 8.31 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:33:48 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 22:33:48 / August 25, 2018 @ 10:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.31 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 297 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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