A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 13:03:50 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000cqh7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqh7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 23:03:50 / January 27, 2018 @ 11:03 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.7948° West, latitude 55.933° North, depth = 6.12 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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