A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 236 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (147 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:20:47 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 17:20:47 / March 14, 2018 @ 5:20 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.4928° West, latitude 56.3807° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d7qe. Event ids that are associated: ak18730341, us1000d7qe.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one thousand and thirty-one and in the last 365 days three thousand and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 236 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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