A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 01:58:49 / March 2, 2018 @ 1:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 8 km, -149.8894° West, 56.1202° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18573807. Unique identifier: ak18573807. The temblor was detected at 15:58:49 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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