A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 15:28:18 / October 13, 2015 @ 3:28 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11738641. Unique identifier: ak11738641. Exact location of earthquake, -151.5742° West, 57.8426° North, depth 90.2 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:28:18 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 90.2 km (56 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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