A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (174 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 06:31:38 / February 21, 2018 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:31:38 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18576282. Id of event: ak18576282. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5594 West, latitude 56.3945 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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