A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes Central Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.1 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16061428. Id of event: ak16061428. Exact location of event, depth 77.1 km, -149.5584° West, 62.8566° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 11:07:34 / May 18, 2017 @ 11:07 am. The temblor was detected at 11:07:34 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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