A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 246 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9411 West, latitude 56.0291 North, depth = 10 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:12:42 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d53l. Event ids that are associated: ak18679375, us1000d53l. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 16:12:42 / March 11, 2018 @ 4:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 246 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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