A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 279 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: ak18693083. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18693083. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:15 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5897 West, latitude 56.3882 North, depth = 4.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 05:26:15 / March 8, 2018 @ 5:26 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 279 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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