A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 271 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 04:20:23 / September 23, 2019 @ 4:20 am. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3402 West, latitude 56.0153 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70005nx8. Event ids that are associated: ak019c7zge5t, us70005nx8. The temblor was detected at 18:20:23 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 271 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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