A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km WSW of Chirikof Island, Alaska (70 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: ak18596471. Event ids that are associated: ak18596471. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.3 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, depth 27.3 km, -157.2678° West, 55.4286° North. The temblor was picked up at 10:45:37 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 20:45:37 / February 27, 2018 @ 8:45 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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