A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Unique identifier: us2000d8a0. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18442654, us2000d8a0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.38 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:12:24 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 20:12:24 / February 17, 2018 @ 8:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -149.3523° West, 56.2392° North, depth 21.38 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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