A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 225 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (140 miles). Event id: ak18204603. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18204603. The temblor was reported at 17:01:37 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 03:01:37 / January 27, 2018 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.3892 West, latitude 56.0879 North, depth = 39.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.9 km (25 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 225 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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