A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 246 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (153 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 11:09:56 / March 1, 2018 @ 11:09 am. Exact location, longitude -151.7233° West, latitude 55.5805° North, depth = 12 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:09:56 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18572560. Id of event: ak18572560.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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