A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18465655, us2000d56h. Unique identifier: us2000d56h. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.43 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -149.6484° West, latitude 56.0528° North, depth = 20.43 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/18 / 2018-02-11 17:59:36 / February 11, 2018 @ 5:59 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:59:36 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and sixty-one, in the last 10 days nine hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, five hundred and five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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