A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d523. Event ids that are associated: ak18699021, us1000d523. The temblor was detected at 16:17:20 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.9233° West, 55.9748° North, depth 8.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 02:17:20 / March 12, 2018 @ 2:17 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.1 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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