A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.5 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 24.5 km, -151.9354° West, 58.1553° North. The temblor was detected at 09:47:12 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 18:47:12 / November 23, 2017 @ 6:47 pm. Event id: ak17388331. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17388331.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kodiak (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 49 km NE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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