A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -149.9115° West, latitude 56.111° North, depth = 6.1 km. Global time and date of event 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 03:29:21 / March 31, 2018 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:29:21 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: ak19173565. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19173565.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days three thousand and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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