A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 257 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.04 km (5 miles). Event id: us2000d87t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18545659, us2000d87t. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9653 West, latitude 55.8989 North, depth = 8.04 km. The temblor was reported at 20:38:05 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 06:38:05 / February 17, 2018 @ 6:38 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two thousand, three hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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