A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak12468804. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12468804. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.9 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -152.8203 West, latitude 57.6586 North, depth = 59.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:29:06 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 21:29:06 / January 18, 2016 @ 9:29 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kodiak (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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