A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (175 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000gar3. Event ids that are associated: ak20106725, us1000gar3. The temblor was picked up at 05:12:12 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.3395 West, latitude 55.8887 North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 15:12:12 / August 9, 2018 @ 3:12 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 282 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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