A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -149.9965° West, latitude 55.909° North, depth = 7.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.6 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 13:45:08 / May 13, 2018 @ 1:45 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:08 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak19628213. Event ids that are associated: ak19628213.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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