A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Id of earthquake: ak18576261. Event ids that are associated: ak18576261. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 01:53:37 / February 21, 2018 @ 1:53 am. Exact location, longitude -149.3363° West, latitude 56.2628° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:53:37 / 3:53 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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