A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 285 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (177 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000dc3s. Event ids that are associated: ak18513730, us2000dc3s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5992 West, latitude 56.2891 North, depth = 21.4 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:52:48 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 17:52:48 / February 24, 2018 @ 5:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and seventy, in the last 10 days six hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 285 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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