A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.2087 West, latitude 56.44 North, depth = 12 km. Global time and date of event 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 06:53:58 / February 24, 2018 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:53:58 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18508026. Unique identifier: ak18508026.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, five hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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