A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska (44 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: ak18496693. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18496693. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 04:04:14 / February 23, 2018 @ 4:04 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:04:14 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -158.8434° West, latitude 55.6125° North, depth = 8.3 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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