A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 262 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:03:03 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 02:03:03 / March 8, 2018 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 11.9 km, -149.2516° West, 56.183° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak18693069. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18693069.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 262 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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