A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 222 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (138 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.5883° West, latitude 56.5134° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 13:40:16 / March 18, 2018 @ 1:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:40:16 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d9xz. Event ids that are associated: ak18707655, us1000d9xz.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one hundred and sixty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days eight hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days three thousand and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 222 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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