A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 00:47:23 / March 17, 2018 @ 12:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.8069 West, latitude 56.0328 North, depth = 0.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18744669. Unique identifier: ak18744669. The temblor was picked up at 14:47:23 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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