A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (153 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us2000duje. Event ids that are associated: ak18958889, us2000duje. The temblor was reported at 00:09:36 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.24 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 10:09:36 / March 28, 2018 @ 10:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 20.24 km, -149.4445° West, 56.2608° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days eight hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days three thousand, two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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