A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 290 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (180 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 23:23:25 / February 17, 2018 @ 11:23 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000d8ad. Event ids that are associated: ak18545767, us2000d8ad. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:23:25 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.94 km, -148.4573° West, 56.3154° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.94 km (13 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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