A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak18701267. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18701267. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7776 West, latitude 55.9371 North, depth = 3.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 17:27:45 / March 13, 2018 @ 5:27 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:45 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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