A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 17:17:16 / March 16, 2018 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2201 West, latitude 56.4416 North, depth = 11.8 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:17:16 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18701013. Id of event: ak18701013. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixty 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: 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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