A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles) on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:34:24 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 05:34:24 / February 20, 2018 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18571952. Id of event: ak18571952. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -148.705° West, 56.2942° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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