A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 277 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (172 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 15:39:58 / January 23, 2018 @ 3:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18231842. Unique identifier: ak18231842. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:58 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2042° West, 56.0128° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 277 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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