A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 23:57:30 / April 12, 2018 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:57:30 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak19241435. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19241435. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -148.7318° West, 56.409° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and fourty-one 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. 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: 270 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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