A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (164 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000hfk6. Event ids that are associated: ak20255745, us2000hfk6. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.89 km (12 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 21:30:25 / September 16, 2018 @ 9:30 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:30:25 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.0245° West, latitude 56.2882° North, depth = 18.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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