A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 269 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.1 km, -149.8833° West, 55.8057° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18701168. Id of event: ak18701168. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 04:02:16 / March 13, 2018 @ 4:02 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:02:16 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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: 269 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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