A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 265 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (165 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:48:03 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -148.6775° West, 56.5263° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak19000942. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19000942. Global time and date of event 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 19:48:03 / March 27, 2018 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 sixty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 265 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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