A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.2562 West, latitude 56.186 North, depth = 7.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 07:00:18 / March 15, 2018 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18697259. Unique identifier: ak18697259. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:00:18 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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