A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 287 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (178 miles) on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:18:44 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.4957 West, latitude 56.3312 North, depth = 20.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18630132, us1000d1m7. Id of event: us1000d1m7. Global time and date of event 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 16:18:44 / March 2, 2018 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.08 km (12 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fifty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days one thousand, four hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 287 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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