A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 00:31:43 / March 15, 2018 @ 12:31 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:31:43 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.9597 West, latitude 55.9126 North, depth = 12 km. Event id: ak18723616. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18723616.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days seven hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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