A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.7132 West, latitude 55.9952 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 00:08:20 / March 5, 2018 @ 12:08 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18670390. Id of event: ak18670390. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:08:20 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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