A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 259 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (161 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 20:41:42 / April 17, 2018 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:41:42 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak19247606. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19247606. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.6271 West, latitude 56.0182 North, depth = 1 km.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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