A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 227 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (141 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 02:18:21 / March 17, 2018 @ 2:18 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:18:21 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.0152 West, latitude 56.2151 North, depth = 21.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18701506, us1000d5j3. Id of event: us1000d5j3.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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