A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -148.5703° West, latitude 56.4624° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 03:51:27 / February 3, 2018 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak18434343. Event ids that are associated: ak18434343. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:51:27 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one thousand and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand, three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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