A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.58 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d447. Event ids that are associated: ak18694773, us1000d447. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:49:11 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 21:49:11 / March 6, 2018 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.3669 West, latitude 56.2363 North, depth = 23.58 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days one thousand and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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