A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 265 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles). Id of earthquake: ak18636635. Event ids that are associated: ak18636635. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.1937 West, latitude 56.1806 North, depth = 11.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 12:30:21 / March 1, 2018 @ 12:30 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:30:21 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 265 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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