A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 289 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (180 miles). Unique identifier: ak18730357. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18730357. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 19:57:18 / March 14, 2018 @ 7:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -148.4585° West, latitude 56.3341° North, depth = 7.5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:57:18 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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