A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 232 km E of Chirikof Island, Alaska (144 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:24:21 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18846672. Id of event: ak18846672. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 04:24:21 / March 22, 2018 @ 4:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -151.9707 West, latitude 55.4996 North, depth = 7.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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