A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 266 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 17/05/19 / 2019-05-17 09:03:41 / May 17, 2019 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak0196aq060l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0196aq060l. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:03:41 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.6 km, -149.3805° West, 56.0652° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 266 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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