A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -149.6914° West, 56.1349° North, depth 21.16 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.16 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 09:56:06 / March 7, 2018 @ 9:56 am. Id of earthquake: us1000d405. Event ids that are associated: ak18694379, us1000d405. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:56:06 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and eighty-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: 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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