A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 08:17:12 / January 29, 2018 @ 8:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:17:12 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18226722. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18226722. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8765 West, latitude 57.4108 North, depth = 4.4 km.
Event epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 42 km SSW of Kodiak Station, Alaska.
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