A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (61 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 02:40:26 / February 25, 2018 @ 2:40 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.3 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.0783° West, 53.985° North, depth 15.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18517061. Id of event: ak18517061. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:40:26 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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