A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 297 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (185 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/18 / 2018-02-21 03:42:17 / February 21, 2018 @ 3:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude -148.5345 West, latitude 56.1534 North, depth = 10 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:42:17 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18576273. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18576273. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days two thousand, two hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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