A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Thursday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:38:37 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20106346, us1000gh3z. Unique identifier: us1000gh3z. Exact location of event, depth 7.37 km, -149.9415° West, 55.8792° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 12:38:37 / August 16, 2018 @ 12:38 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.37 km (5 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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