A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 276 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18504625, us2000d786. Id of event: us2000d786. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.33 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -148.6145° West, latitude 56.4167° North, depth = 24.33 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:58:44 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 15:58:44 / February 16, 2018 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 six hundred and nine, in the last 10 days nine hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, six hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 276 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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