A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 242 km S of Cape Yakataga, Alaska (150 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 19:15:15 / May 18, 2016 @ 7:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13591984. Id of event: ak13591984. Exact location, longitude -142.9104° West, latitude 57.9046° North, depth = 0.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:15:15 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.2 km (0 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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