A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 297 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (185 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ak18744663. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18744663. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -148.3378° West, 56.307° North. The temblor was detected at 14:17:22 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 00:17:22 / March 17, 2018 @ 12:17 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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