A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:57:48 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -149.6287° West, latitude 56.0069° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 07:57:48 / March 3, 2018 @ 7:57 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18655325. Id of event: ak18655325.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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