A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 265 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us2000cngy. Event ids that are associated: us2000cngy. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:25:29 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.01 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -149.2311° West, latitude 56.153° North, depth = 20.01 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 21:25:29 / January 23, 2018 @ 9:25 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 265 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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