A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 269 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:04:42 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak19232032. Event ids that are associated: ak19232032. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.6172 West, latitude 55.9168 North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 03:04:42 / April 6, 2018 @ 3:04 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirteen, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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