A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak19694353. Event ids that are associated: ak19694353. Exact location of event, longitude -149.798 West, latitude 55.9399 North, depth = 11.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 07:44:04 / May 25, 2018 @ 7:44 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:44:04 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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