A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 271 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5526 West, latitude 56.5477 North, depth = 11.3 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:00:56 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 12:00:56 / March 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18655349. Id of event: ak18655349. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and eighty-eight 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 271 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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