A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 291 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (181 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2578 West, latitude 55.8182 North, depth = 7.55 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:57:16 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 18:57:16 / February 14, 2018 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.55 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000d6l1. Event ids that are associated: ak18493513, us2000d6l1.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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