A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 269 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.77 km (13 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 20:51:20 / August 12, 2018 @ 8:51 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -148.9731 West, latitude 56.0902 North, depth = 20.77 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:51:20 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000gcb5. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20111198, us1000gcb5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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