A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 275 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 18:52:39 / March 8, 2018 @ 6:52 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:52:39 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.2719° West, latitude 56.0068° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d3lk. Event ids that are associated: ak18693143, us1000d3lk.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 275 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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