A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 60 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:12:12 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/05/18 / 2018-05-24 04:12:12 / May 24, 2018 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak19653149. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19653149. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -160.5584° West, latitude 54.792° North, depth = 11.6 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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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