A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 11:50:34 / March 8, 2018 @ 11:50 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18693114. Unique identifier: ak18693114. Exact location of event, longitude -149.1856 West, latitude 56.3509 North, depth = 5.1 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:50:34 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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