A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.4654° West, 56.3378° North, depth 21.08 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 14:58:37 / October 6, 2018 @ 2:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:58:37 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hbva. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20280565, us1000hbva. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.08 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days four thousand and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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