A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:35:59 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20266136. Id of event: ak20266136. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.7954 West, latitude 55.9438 North, depth = 5.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 07:35:59 / September 28, 2018 @ 7:35 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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