A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 276 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:33 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 13:01:33 / April 1, 2018 @ 1:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -148.6257° West, 56.4024° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000dw5q. Event ids that are associated: ak19074702, us2000dw5q.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 276 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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