A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (157 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 03:30:44 / April 1, 2018 @ 3:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.68 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -149.4383° West, latitude 56.1954° North, depth = 21.68 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19074641, us2000dw57. Unique identifier: us2000dw57. The temblor was picked up at 17:30:44 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter).
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-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 253 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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