A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.7808 West, latitude 56.1897 North, depth = 11.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 19:04:28 / April 5, 2018 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:04:28 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak19173873. Unique identifier: ak19173873.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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