A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 17:37:42 / February 8, 2018 @ 5:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.4662° West, latitude 56.2125° North, depth = 10 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:37:42 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d3pn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18438969, us2000d3pn.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and seventy-one, in the last 10 days eight hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety-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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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