A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 239 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.35 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -150.3219° West, latitude 55.9622° North, depth = 5.35 km. Event id: us2000d9vu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18573266, us2000d9vu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 00:16:03 / February 22, 2018 @ 12:16 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:16:03 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 239 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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