A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (156 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 08:36:44 / March 24, 2018 @ 8:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18909879. Unique identifier: ak18909879. Exact location, longitude -149.3253° West, latitude 56.2819° North, depth = 11.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:36:44 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days five hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 251 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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