A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 13:43:17 / February 26, 2018 @ 1:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -149.9847° West, 55.9076° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:17 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18606377. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18606377.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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