A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 262 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). Global time and date of event 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 06:40:33 / March 7, 2018 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak18694354. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18694354. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8126° West, 55.9132° North, depth 11.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:33 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 262 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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