A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 246 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.1 km, -149.0138° West, 56.5569° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:23 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 00:01:23 / March 8, 2018 @ 12:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.1 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18617976. Unique identifier: ak18617976.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days six hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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