A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 288 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (179 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:09:52 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak18606353. Event ids that are associated: ak18606353. Exact location, longitude -149.2679° West, latitude 55.8515° North, depth = 7.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 09:09:52 / February 26, 2018 @ 9:09 am.
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 seventy-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one thousand, three hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 288 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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