A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 285 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (177 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:57:04 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.2889 West, latitude 55.8771 North, depth = 7.12 km. Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 23:57:04 / February 17, 2018 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000d8af. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18545771, us2000d8af. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.12 km (4 miles).
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 thirty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 285 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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