A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 275 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.16 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2342 West, latitude 56.0256 North, depth = 23.16 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 00:40:57 / April 6, 2018 @ 12:40 am. The temblor was reported at 14:40:57 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000dyh2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18997231, us2000dyh2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-five and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 275 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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