A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 13:49:15 / February 22, 2018 @ 1:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -149.2642° West, 56.3284° North, depth 21.31 km. The temblor was detected at 03:49:15 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.31 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18573375, us2000d9xc. Unique identifier: us2000d9xc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and eighty-seven, in the last 10 days eight hundred and one, in the past 30 days two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty-one 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 250 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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