A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.3949° West, latitude 56.2342° North, depth = 20.34 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18693086, us1000d3l8. Id of event: us1000d3l8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.34 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 06:26:31 / March 8, 2018 @ 6:26 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:26:31 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days three thousand and fourty-five 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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