A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.75 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 07:05:13 / March 20, 2018 @ 7:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.5665 West, latitude 56.1306 North, depth = 19.75 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:05:13 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000dahx. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18808493, us1000dahx.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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