A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 268 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:51:07 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 05:51:07 / January 27, 2018 @ 5:51 am. Exact location of event, depth 11.6 km, -148.8831° West, 56.3288° North. Event id: ak18205651. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18205651.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 268 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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