A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 20:19:32 / January 28, 2018 @ 8:19 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:19:32 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.7 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8925 West, latitude 56.0708 North, depth = 15.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18221261. Unique identifier: ak18221261.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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