A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:30:22 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20041161, us1000gar4. Id of event: us1000gar4. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 15:30:22 / August 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.3975 West, latitude 56.3164 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and ninety-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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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