A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 254 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.57 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.8009 West, latitude 56.0026 North, depth = 21.57 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19074648, us2000dw59. Unique identifier: us2000dw59. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 04:51:52 / April 1, 2018 @ 4:51 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:51:52 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 254 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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