A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:39:03 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4177 West, latitude 56.2231 North, depth = 20.85 km. Id of earthquake: us2000d87u. Event ids that are associated: ak18545660, us2000d87u. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 06:39:03 / February 17, 2018 @ 6:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.85 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 ninety-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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