A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 283 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.8 km, -148.4249° West, 56.4451° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19173597. Id of event: ak19173597. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:56 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 07:21:56 / March 31, 2018 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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