A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (161 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 16:07:44 / February 21, 2018 @ 4:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.1521 West, latitude 56.2737 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18478843. Id of event: ak18478843. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:07:44 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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