A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 298 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (185 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak20285953. Event ids that are associated: ak20285953. Exact location of event, depth 8.7 km, -148.6394° West, 56.0775° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 21:33:01 / October 17, 2018 @ 9:33 pm. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:33:01 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 298 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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