A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18577803. Id of event: ak18577803. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4009 West, latitude 56.1223 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 07:30:39 / March 3, 2018 @ 7:30 am. The temblor was detected at 21:30:39 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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