A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.692° West, 56.0623° North, depth 23.56 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.56 km (15 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:08:29 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/18 / 2018-02-07 21:08:29 / February 7, 2018 @ 9:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000d5qa. Event ids that are associated: ak18473518, us2000d5qa.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and one, in the last 10 days seven hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days two thousand and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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