A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.32 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:36:16 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 09:36:16 / February 3, 2018 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -149.2685 West, latitude 56.3174 North, depth = 20.32 km. Id of earthquake: us2000d0zx. Event ids that are associated: ak18434380, us2000d0zx.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-eight, in the last 10 days one thousand, eight hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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