A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: ak19599311. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19599311. Global time and date of event 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 22:28:42 / May 16, 2018 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:28:42 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.3993° West, latitude 56.2501° North, depth = 4.7 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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: 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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