A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.7083° West, latitude 56.0623° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 10:28:53 / April 7, 2018 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:53 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19232840. Id of event: ak19232840.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days four hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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