A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (181 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 19:48:13 / May 13, 2018 @ 7:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -148.3729° West, 56.3671° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19628261. Id of event: ak19628261. The temblor was picked up at 09:48:13 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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 fifteen, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days three thousand, one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 291 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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