A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km ESE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (48 miles) on Sunday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:01 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 09:43:01 / February 18, 2019 @ 9:43 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak019296y4it. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019296y4it. Exact location of earthquake, -157.5859° West, 56.0127° North, depth 24.4 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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