A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 16:31:46 / February 3, 2018 @ 4:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.72 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:31:46 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d10j. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18311585, us2000d10j. Exact location, longitude -149.3907° West, latitude 56.221° North, depth = 21.72 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days one thousand, seven hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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