A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.3 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18790203. Id of event: ak18790203. Exact location of earthquake, -148.7162° West, 56.5908° North, depth 72.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 11:51:22 / March 27, 2018 @ 11:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:51:22 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 260 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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