A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 296 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (184 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18694363. Id of event: ak18694363. The temblor was picked up at 21:45:53 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -148.5845 West, latitude 56.1308 North, depth = 12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 07:45:53 / March 7, 2018 @ 7:45 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 fifty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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