A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.52 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.2548° West, latitude 56.4817° North, depth = 21.52 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18701111, us1000d8fh. Id of event: us1000d8fh. The temblor was detected at 14:26:36 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 00:26:36 / March 17, 2018 @ 12:26 am.
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 thirty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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