A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 236 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (147 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -150.2876° West, latitude 56.0095° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 20:30:17 / February 8, 2018 @ 8:30 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:30:17 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000d3pu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18414399, us2000d3pu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 236 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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