A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 273 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (170 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us1000d7a5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18723737, us1000d7a5. Exact location of earthquake, -148.6738° West, 56.4077° North, depth 20.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.41 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 15:58:34 / March 15, 2018 @ 3:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:58:34 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days one thousand and fourty and in the last 365 days three thousand and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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