A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 260 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:00:26 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d9x7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18573367, us2000d9x7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6029 West, latitude 56.6839 North, depth = 20.22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.22 km (13 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 13:00:26 / February 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and three, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 260 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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