A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 272 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (169 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6428 West, latitude 56.4509 North, depth = 7.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:34:47 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 07:34:47 / March 6, 2018 @ 7:34 am. Unique identifier: ak18598201. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18598201.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days eight hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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