A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 254 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 15:04:29 / March 8, 2018 @ 3:04 pm. Id of earthquake: ak18693132. Event ids that are associated: ak18693132. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.78 West, latitude 56.0103 North, depth = 5.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:04:29 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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