A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 249 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.71 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.3962 West, latitude 56.2708 North, depth = 19.71 km. Unique identifier: us2000d773. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18504510, us2000d773. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 00:52:20 / February 16, 2018 @ 12:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:52:20 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty, in the last 10 days five hundred and two, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 249 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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