A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 242 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (150 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18502902. Id of event: ak18502902. The temblor was detected at 08:43:48 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 18:43:48 / February 23, 2018 @ 6:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -149.2843 West, latitude 56.4217 North, depth = 10.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days one thousand, six hundred and one and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty 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: 242 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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