A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:35:43 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18242040. Unique identifier: ak18242040. Exact location, longitude -149.3093° West, latitude 56.205° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 20:35:43 / January 26, 2018 @ 8:35 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-four, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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