A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.3847° West, 56.2556° North, depth 11.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18470138. Id of event: ak18470138. The temblor was picked up at 06:49:03 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 16:49:03 / February 20, 2018 @ 4:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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