A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 280 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (174 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:44:05 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.15 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -148.4691 West, latitude 56.466 North, depth = 23.15 km. Unique identifier: us2000d9g7. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18572132, us2000d9g7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 22:44:05 / February 28, 2018 @ 10:44 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, three hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 280 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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