A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles) on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:54:47 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: ak19232709. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19232709. Exact location of event, depth 11.6 km, -149.9292° West, 55.9235° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 04:54:47 / April 3, 2018 @ 4:54 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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