A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 278 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 05:07:44 / February 18, 2018 @ 5:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:44 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.4 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 11.4 km, -148.5303° West, 56.4498° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18445252. Unique identifier: ak18445252.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and four, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand and thirty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 278 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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