A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km E of Yakutat, Alaska (30 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 05:46:12 / January 26, 2018 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000cpmv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18197400, us2000cpmv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -138.8631 West, latitude 59.6071 North, depth = 0 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:46:12 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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