A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Southern Alaska (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.5 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 15:01:19 / March 7, 2018 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18613423. Id of event: ak18613423. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:01:19 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.2733 West, latitude 59.7402 North, depth = 129.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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