A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 292 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (181 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -148.3688° West, 56.3473° North, depth 20 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:34:06 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d3l9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18693087, us1000d3l9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 06:34:06 / March 8, 2018 @ 6:34 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fourty-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 292 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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