A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 259 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (161 miles). Unique identifier: us2000d6ld. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18493534, us2000d6ld. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:09 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.04 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 23:14:09 / February 14, 2018 @ 11:14 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -148.6571 West, latitude 56.649 North, depth = 22.04 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two hundred and seventy-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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