A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (161 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ak18192986. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18192986. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.2 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 19:38:26 / January 24, 2018 @ 7:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:38:26 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.9215 West, latitude 56.4291 North, depth = 0.2 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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