A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 02:11:37 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:11:37 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.1967° West, latitude 56.3716° North, depth = 11.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18696806. Unique identifier: ak18696806.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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