A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:33:29 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 18:33:29 / February 17, 2018 @ 6:33 pm. Exact location of event, depth 20.27 km, -149.3913° West, 56.156° North. Unique identifier: us2000d89x. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18545732, us2000d89x. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.27 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 five hundred and ten, in the last 10 days eight hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days two thousand, seven hundred and six and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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