A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:24:59 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5204 West, latitude 56.5032 North, depth = 7.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 16:24:59 / February 23, 2018 @ 4:24 pm. Id of earthquake: ak18576661. Event ids that are associated: ak18576661.
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 thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred, in the past 30 days one thousand, four hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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