A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (122 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:20:04 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.802° West, latitude 56.7261° North, depth = 5.6 km. Global time and date of event 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 17:20:04 / January 24, 2018 @ 5:20 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak18192789. Event ids that are associated: ak18192789. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 196 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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