A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 257 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 19:39:30 / March 2, 2018 @ 7:39 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:39:30 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18575774. Id of event: ak18575774. Exact location of event, longitude -149.6382 West, latitude 56.0415 North, depth = 6.5 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 257 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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