A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (161 miles). Global time and date of event 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 02:30:16 / March 14, 2018 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:30:16 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18694924. Unique identifier: ak18694924. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3235 West, latitude 56.1748 North, depth = 0.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.5 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and three, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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