A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:19:49 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19694122. Unique identifier: ak19694122. Exact location of event, longitude -149.9758 West, latitude 55.8543 North, depth = 4.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/18 / 2018-05-24 03:19:49 / May 24, 2018 @ 3:19 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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