A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 11.8 km, -150.0648° West, 55.9987° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 13:38:36 / January 29, 2018 @ 1:38 pm. Unique identifier: ak18229557. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18229557, us2000cqwt. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:38:36 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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