A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:24:55 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000ddfy. Event ids that are associated: ak18919308, us1000ddfy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.6045 West, latitude 56.5097 North, depth = 19.28 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.28 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 06:24:55 / March 23, 2018 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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