A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -149.9325° West, 55.8713° North, depth 11.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak18606381. Event ids that are associated: ak18606381. Global time and date of event 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 14:01:15 / February 26, 2018 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:01:15 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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