A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 269 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.49 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000d88c. Event ids that are associated: ak18545672, us2000d88c. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 09:01:47 / February 17, 2018 @ 9:01 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:01:47 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6599 West, latitude 56.4794 North, depth = 20.49 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 269 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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