A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (94 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 06:39:38 / March 24, 2018 @ 6:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.39 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d8iq. Id of event: us1000d8iq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.2349 West, latitude 56.046 North, depth = 22.39 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:39:38 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 151 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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