A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.8507 West, latitude 56.0125 North, depth = 20.16 km. The temblor was detected at 14:23:09 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.16 km (13 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d201. Unique identifier: us1000d201. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 00:23:09 / February 22, 2018 @ 12:23 am.
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 one hundred and ninety-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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