A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 249 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (155 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.42 West, latitude 56.2466 North, depth = 20.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.46 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d79f. Event ids that are associated: ak18723669, us1000d79f. The temblor was reported at 22:11:30 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 08:11:30 / March 15, 2018 @ 8:11 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 249 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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