A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 269 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20042501, us1000gar9. Id of event: us1000gar9. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -148.8762° West, 56.3235° North. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:11:23 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 18:11:23 / August 9, 2018 @ 6:11 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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