A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.91 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -149.8942° West, latitude 56.0134° North, depth = 22.91 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:27:23 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000d89i. Event ids that are associated: ak18545704, us2000d89i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 14:27:23 / February 17, 2018 @ 2:27 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days nine hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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