A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 241 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (150 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.3504° West, latitude 56.4006° North, depth = 20.61 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:52 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.61 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 21:17:52 / February 16, 2018 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000d78m. Event ids that are associated: ak18504670, us2000d78m.
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 one hundred and sixty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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