A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (151 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.98 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -150.1464° West, latitude 55.9908° North, depth = 23.98 km. Unique identifier: us2000d784. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18504616, us2000d784. The temblor was reported at 04:03:25 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 14:03:25 / February 16, 2018 @ 2:03 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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