A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 273 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (170 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:16:49 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 17:16:49 / October 3, 2018 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000h6fx. Event ids that are associated: ak20270249, us1000h6fx. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -148.791° West, 56.3292° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 273 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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