A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 276 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: ak18187436. Event ids that are associated: ak18187436. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 19:40:38 / January 23, 2018 @ 7:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -149.1627 West, latitude 56.049 North, depth = 8.3 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:40:38 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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