A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 29 km W of Amukta Island, Alaska (18 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 19:40:38 / February 28, 2018 @ 7:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 185.5 km (115 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:40:38 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18616449. Id of event: ak18616449. Exact location of event, depth 185.5 km, -171.684° West, 52.4648° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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