A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 13:56:26 / February 19, 2018 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000d8zg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18571227, us2000d8zg. The temblor was detected at 03:56:26 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8433 West, latitude 56.1421 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and five, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and three and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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