A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 239 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.8518° West, latitude 56.1548° North, depth = 11.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 00:22:48 / February 23, 2018 @ 12:22 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18576581. Id of event: ak18576581. The temblor was picked up at 14:22:48 / 2:22 pm (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-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 239 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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