A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 263 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.3 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak18694379. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18694379. Global time and date of event 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 09:56:08 / March 7, 2018 @ 9:56 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:56:08 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.6316 West, latitude 55.9784 North, depth = 10.3 km.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and five, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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