A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (144 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 14:57:30 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 00:57:30 / March 2, 2018 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.23 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d1ky. Event ids that are associated: ak18630032, us1000d1ky. Exact location of event, depth 27.23 km, -150.1481° West, 56.1012° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days one thousand and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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