A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.5678° West, latitude 56.1631° North, depth = 21.72 km. The temblor was detected at 23:25:05 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18307051, us2000d0zw. Id of event: us2000d0zw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 09:25:05 / February 3, 2018 @ 9:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.72 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one thousand, eight hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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