A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 277 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (172 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:50:45 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2123° West, 56.0185° North, depth 12 km. Id of earthquake: ak19173864. Event ids that are associated: ak19173864. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 17:50:45 / April 5, 2018 @ 5:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and three and in the last 365 days three thousand and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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