A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 264 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (164 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 21:42:20 / March 22, 2018 @ 9:42 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:42:20 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.7657 West, latitude 55.5925 North, depth = 5.8 km. Unique identifier: us1000dbjk. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18846735, us1000dbjk.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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