A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2885° West, 56.3928° North, depth 11.3 km. Id of earthquake: ak18467604. Event ids that are associated: ak18467604. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.3 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:04:39 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 11:04:39 / February 20, 2018 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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