A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (174 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000d87f. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18545637, us2000d87f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.19 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:59:55 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2977 West, latitude 55.9293 North, depth = 7.19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 01:59:55 / February 17, 2018 @ 1:59 am.
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-three, in the last 10 days five hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 280 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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