A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 275 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 05:22:23 / February 26, 2018 @ 5:22 am. Id of earthquake: ak18606328. Event ids that are associated: ak18606328. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -148.6388 West, latitude 56.4056 North, depth = 11.9 km. The temblor was detected at 19:22:23 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one thousand, three hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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