A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 268 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.6 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:44:02 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18482439. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18482439. Exact location, longitude -149.2449° West, latitude 56.1077° North, depth = 9.6 km. Global time and date of event 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 02:44:02 / February 22, 2018 @ 2:44 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 268 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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