A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 277 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (172 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 09:23:28 / April 6, 2018 @ 9:23 am. The temblor was reported at 23:23:28 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.6258 West, latitude 56.3899 North, depth = 8.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19232074. Id of event: ak19232074.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days three thousand and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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