A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 276 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (171 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19173597, us2000dx8r. Id of event: us2000dx8r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 07:21:53 / March 31, 2018 @ 7:21 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.2 km (13 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:53 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 20.2 km, -148.5137° West, 56.4846° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days five hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 276 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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