A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.6524 West, latitude 56.0541 North, depth = 21.94 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:57:45 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.94 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18655325, us1000d2lf. Id of event: us1000d2lf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 07:57:45 / March 3, 2018 @ 7:57 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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