A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (60 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 09:29:32 / October 26, 2018 @ 9:29 am. Unique identifier: ak20291553. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20291553. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -165.0068° West, latitude 53.3823° North, depth = 7.1 km. The temblor was detected at 22:29:32 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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