A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 238 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (148 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:01:02 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 13:01:02 / January 23, 2018 @ 1:01 pm. Event id: ak18178785. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18178785, us2000cn2g. Exact location of earthquake, -150.2343° West, 56.0385° North, depth 3.6 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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