A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ak18655495. Event ids that are associated: ak18655495. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2251° West, 56.5025° North, depth 2.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:45:33 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.7 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 09:45:33 / March 4, 2018 @ 9:45 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days two hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred 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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