A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -148.6093° West, latitude 56.596° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000e1ir. Event ids that are associated: ak19396809, us1000e1ir. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/18 / 2018-05-06 15:27:13 / May 6, 2018 @ 3:27 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:27:13 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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