A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles) on Thursday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:13:19 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 04:13:19 / March 2, 2018 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9362 West, latitude 55.9213 North, depth = 11.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak18630056. Event ids that are associated: ak18630056.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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