A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 246 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.3832° West, 56.313° North, depth 20.23 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18571163, us2000d8yt. Unique identifier: us2000d8yt. The temblor was detected at 16:38:23 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.23 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 02:38:23 / February 19, 2018 @ 2:38 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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