A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 197 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (122 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 01/02/18 / 2018-02-01 07:56:25 / February 1, 2018 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.45 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:56:25 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -151.0022° West, 56.1941° North, depth 15.45 km. Event id: us2000d1tu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18435789, us2000d1tu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days one thousand and seventy-five, in the past 30 days one thousand and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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