A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 293 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (182 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 18:03:28 / March 17, 2018 @ 6:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:03:28 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.2735 West, latitude 55.7868 North, depth = 3.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18703792. Id of event: ak18703792. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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