A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska. Unique identifier: ak19616450. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19616450. Exact location of event, longitude -152.5003 West, latitude 57.8068 North, depth = 48.3 km. The temblor was reported at 01:49:24 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 10:49:24 / May 17, 2018 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.3 km (30 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 6 km (4 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 5 km WNW of Kodiak, Alaska.
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