A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 274 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (170 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.36 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -149.4036° West, 55.9514° North, depth 7.36 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 20:05:19 / February 21, 2018 @ 8:05 pm. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:05:19 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000dbf9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18479566, us2000dbf9.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and thirty-nine, in the last 10 days seven hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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