A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.958° West, 56.0418° North, depth 20.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.51 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 06:49:32 / March 2, 2018 @ 6:49 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:49:32 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d1lb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18630069, us1000d1lb.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 245 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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