A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:46:15 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 04:46:15 / March 19, 2018 @ 4:46 am. Exact location, longitude -148.6488° West, latitude 56.4684° North, depth = 20.61 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.61 km (13 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d9kw. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18709856, us1000d9kw.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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