A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska (47 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 03:36:29 / February 23, 2018 @ 3:36 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18496661. Id of event: ak18496661. The temblor was detected at 18:36:29 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.1 km, -158.8449° West, 55.569° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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