A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (151 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 06:40:09 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.5239 West, latitude 56.2736 North, depth = 20.65 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.65 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/18 / 2018-02-02 16:40:09 / February 2, 2018 @ 4:40 pm. Unique identifier: us2000czxe. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18417697, us2000czxe.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days two thousand, one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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