A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 231 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (144 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.856 West, latitude 56.2426 North, depth = 20.71 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.71 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000dclh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18909900, us1000dclh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 12:01:25 / March 24, 2018 @ 12:01 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:01:25 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days six hundred and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 231 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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