A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 242 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (150 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -149.8666° West, latitude 56.1171° North, depth = 22.45 km. Global time and date of event 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 11:22:22 / May 19, 2018 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.45 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000eazf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19652343, us1000eazf. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:22:22 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and twenty-one 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.
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