A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 279 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18846722. Unique identifier: ak18846722. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -149.3459° West, 55.9205° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 17:20:54 / March 22, 2018 @ 5:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:20:54 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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