A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.97 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 14:07:59 / March 17, 2018 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.657 West, latitude 56.473 North, depth = 20.97 km. Event id: us1000d8g5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18703079, us1000d8g5. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:07:59 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand and eight and in the last 365 days three thousand and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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