A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 240 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (149 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 16:53:01 / March 17, 2018 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.23 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:53:01 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d8gd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18703558, us1000d8gd. Exact location, longitude -149.3405° West, latitude 56.4203° North, depth = 20.23 km.
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 eighty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days one thousand and twenty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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