A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 244 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:45:35 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 04:45:35 / January 24, 2018 @ 4:45 am. Exact location of event, depth 11.8 km, -149.0434° West, 56.5649° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18192024. Unique identifier: ak18192024.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 244 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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