A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 277 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (172 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 02:01:45 / April 5, 2018 @ 2:01 am. The temblor was picked up at 16:01:45 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19173783. Id of event: ak19173783. Exact location of event, longitude -148.5566 West, latitude 56.4368 North, depth = 11.9 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and six and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 277 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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