A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 05:05:15 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak19588119. Event ids that are associated: ak19588119. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.3 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 15:05:15 / May 16, 2018 @ 3:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -149.228 West, latitude 56.2899 North, depth = 10.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
Questions or comments?
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. 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: 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.