A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.662 West, latitude 56.4643 North, depth = 25.23 km. The temblor was detected at 22:37:41 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000d883. Event ids that are associated: ak18545668, us2000d883. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.23 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 08:37:41 / February 17, 2018 @ 8:37 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand, three hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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