A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 06:37:06 / February 23, 2018 @ 6:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18576614. Id of event: ak18576614. The temblor was picked up at 20:37:06 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.8 km, -148.7395° West, 56.2667° North.
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 fifty, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, eight hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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