A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 229 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (142 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 15:55:46 / March 12, 2018 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak18699087. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18699087. Exact location, longitude -150.005° West, latitude 56.1963° North, depth = 8.2 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:55:46 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 229 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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