A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 267 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (166 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/18 / 2018-05-24 14:37:21 / May 24, 2018 @ 2:37 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:37:21 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -148.8705° West, latitude 56.3582° North, depth = 9.2 km. Id of earthquake: ak19655762. Event ids that are associated: ak19655762. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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