A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 289 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (180 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:17:19 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d8fd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18744663, us1000d8fd. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 00:17:19 / March 17, 2018 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.35 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -148.3956 West, latitude 56.378 North, depth = 19.35 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred, in the past 30 days seven hundred and nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 289 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.