A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 241 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (150 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 05:33:52 / March 16, 2018 @ 5:33 am. Unique identifier: us1000d8pe. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18699621, us1000d8pe. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7375 West, latitude 56.184 North, depth = 21.16 km. The temblor was reported at 19:33:52 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.16 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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