A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:40:17 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak18655329. Event ids that are associated: ak18655329. Exact location of event, longitude -149.4137 West, latitude 56.1409 North, depth = 7.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 08:40:17 / March 3, 2018 @ 8:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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