A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:27:04 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -150.0531 West, latitude 56.0059 North, depth = 4.5 km. Global time and date of event 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 05:27:04 / April 12, 2018 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak19241340. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19241340. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and thirty 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.
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