A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 12:21:46 / March 24, 2018 @ 12:21 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000dcli. Event ids that are associated: ak18909902, us1000dcli. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.06 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.405° West, latitude 55.8974° North, depth = 8.06 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:21:46 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days six hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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