A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 286 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (178 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -148.6059° West, 56.2614° North, depth 12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 03:41:42 / February 28, 2018 @ 3:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:41:42 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18616395. Id of event: ak18616395.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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