A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 269 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:56:03 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -148.5895° West, 56.5381° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak18583477. Event ids that are associated: ak18583477. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 02:56:03 / February 24, 2018 @ 2:56 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one thousand, three hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days two thousand and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 269 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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