A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 215 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (134 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 20:31:01 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 06:31:01 / March 23, 2018 @ 6:31 am. Exact location, longitude -149.967° West, latitude 56.3816° North, depth = 21.66 km. Id of earthquake: us1000ddfz. Event ids that are associated: ak18919309, us1000ddfz. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.66 km (13 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days six hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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