A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles). Id of earthquake: ak18630045. Event ids that are associated: ak18630045. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:13:09 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.772° West, latitude 56.0631° North, depth = 11.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 02:13:09 / March 2, 2018 @ 2:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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