A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 280 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (174 miles). Global time and date of event 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 21:52:07 / May 13, 2018 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19628270. Id of event: ak19628270. Exact location of event, longitude -148.7061 West, latitude 56.2861 North, depth = 5.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:07 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, four hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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