A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.2499° West, latitude 56.4274° North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: ak19213579. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19213579. The temblor was picked up at 22:34:09 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 08:34:09 / April 4, 2018 @ 8:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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