A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 286 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (178 miles). Global time and date of event 02/02/18 / 2018-02-02 16:21:05 / February 2, 2018 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:21:05 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.51 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000czxb. Event ids that are associated: ak18417695, us2000czxb. Exact location, longitude -149.2831° West, latitude 55.8636° North, depth = 8.51 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and thirty-five, in the last 10 days two thousand, one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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