A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 293 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (182 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -148.6462° West, latitude 56.1336° North, depth = 7.3 km. Id of earthquake: ak18616463. Event ids that are associated: ak18616463. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 23:04:03 / February 28, 2018 @ 11:04 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:04:03 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days one thousand and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 293 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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