A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 291 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (181 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -148.5625 West, latitude 56.2283 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 19:30:15 / March 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:30:15 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d8ps. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18701043, us1000d8ps.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventy-three, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days one thousand and twenty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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