A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.42 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 23:08:38 / March 6, 2018 @ 11:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000d449. Event ids that are associated: ak18694778, us1000d449. The temblor was picked up at 13:08:38 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.0914 West, latitude 56.0389 North, depth = 26.42 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one hundred and thirty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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