A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 17:44:34 / September 23, 2017 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.6 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -151.6276 West, latitude 58.1878 North, depth = 23.6 km. Event id: ak16883178. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16883178. The temblor was picked up at 08:44:34 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 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 seventeen 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km NE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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