A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 228 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (142 miles) on Saturday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:30:06 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.7 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 13:30:06 / February 24, 2018 @ 1:30 pm. Event id: us2000dc3l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18583520, us2000dc3l. Exact location, longitude -150.0181° West, latitude 56.2096° North, depth = 26.7 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 228 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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