A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 263 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.249 West, latitude 56.172 North, depth = 2.8 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:06 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 18:41:06 / March 29, 2018 @ 6:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.8 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak18988200. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18988200.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days three thousand and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 263 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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