A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.2821 West, latitude 56.4033 North, depth = 20.71 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18545755, us2000d8a7. Id of event: us2000d8a7. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:37:19 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.71 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 21:37:19 / February 17, 2018 @ 9:37 pm.
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 seventy-two, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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