A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 232 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (144 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 8.9 km, -149.8466° West, 56.236° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18176045. Unique identifier: ak18176045. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:47:39 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 10:47:39 / January 23, 2018 @ 10:47 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 232 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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