A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 252 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 12:50:44 / March 31, 2018 @ 12:50 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.0916° West, latitude 56.4202° North, depth = 24.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.17 km (15 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000dx93. Event ids that are associated: ak19173635, us2000dx93. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:50:44 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and two, in the past 30 days five hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and thirty-three 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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