A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 03:34:28 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/18 / 2018-12-13 12:34:28 / December 13, 2018 @ 12:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.3116 West, latitude 58.2521 North, depth = 28.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.4 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20512394. Id of event: ak20512394.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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