A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 272 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (169 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -148.8116° West, 56.3294° North, depth 12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:48 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak18694407. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18694407. Global time and date of event 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 13:41:48 / March 7, 2018 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days two hundred and two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and ninety 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: 272 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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