A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 254 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: ak18580219. Event ids that are associated: ak18580219. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:37:37 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.9 km, -149.3788° West, 56.2074° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 23:37:37 / March 3, 2018 @ 11:37 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 254 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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