A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 239 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Saturday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:48:28 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dx91. Event ids that are associated: ak19173634, us2000dx91. Exact location of earthquake, -149.4128° West, 56.3883° North, depth 19.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 12:48:28 / March 31, 2018 @ 12:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.99 km (12 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and three, in the past 30 days five hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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