A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 263 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 17:06:07 / March 15, 2018 @ 5:06 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18723744, us1000d7a9. Unique identifier: us1000d7a9. Exact location of event, longitude -149.7088 West, latitude 55.9416 North, depth = 8.44 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.44 km (5 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:06:07 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 263 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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