A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 286 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (178 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.35 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 20.35 km, -148.5981° West, 56.2712° North. The temblor was detected at 17:13:34 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18545642, us2000d87k. Unique identifier: us2000d87k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 03:13:34 / February 17, 2018 @ 3:13 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 286 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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