A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak16849685. Event ids that are associated: ak16849685. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.7 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 17:29:15 / September 18, 2017 @ 5:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 100.7 km, -152.3725° West, 57.7453° North. The temblor was detected at 08:29:15 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Earthquake epicenter was 5 km (3 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 5 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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