A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:50:55 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000d8l3. Event ids that are associated: ak18554717, us2000d8l3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.4996 West, latitude 55.8533 North, depth = 7.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/18 / 2018-02-15 16:50:55 / February 15, 2018 @ 4:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.45 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred, in the last 10 days eight hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, six hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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