A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 200 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (124 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 13:40:23 / March 18, 2018 @ 1:40 pm. Id of earthquake: ak18707655. Event ids that are associated: ak18707655. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.8 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.6629° West, 56.7762° North, depth 34.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:40:23 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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