A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (164 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:53:24 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -149.511° West, 56.0228° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 04:53:24 / March 4, 2018 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak18581264. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18581264.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 264 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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