A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 221 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (137 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9349 West, latitude 56.3263 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 18:33:09 / October 16, 2019 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:33:09 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak019da98ep2, us70005ut8. Unique identifier: us70005ut8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 221 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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