A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 257 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:25:49 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak18697242. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18697242. Exact location, longitude -149.2697° West, latitude 56.2382° North, depth = 11.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 06:25:49 / March 15, 2018 @ 6:25 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 257 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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