A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 265 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 02:31:34 / February 17, 2018 @ 2:31 am. Exact location of event, longitude -148.6003 West, latitude 56.5997 North, depth = 23.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.51 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000d87i. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18545640, us2000d87i. The temblor was detected at 16:31:34 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourty, in the last 10 days five hundred and nine, in the past 30 days two thousand and fourty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 265 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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