A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -149.7638° West, 56.18° North. Unique identifier: ak18699621. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18699621. Global time and date of event 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 05:33:56 / March 16, 2018 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:33:56 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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