A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:19:48 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.984 West, latitude 55.8614 North, depth = 7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/18 / 2018-06-20 10:19:48 / June 20, 2018 @ 10:19 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19799380, us1000f0r2. Id of event: us1000f0r2.
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 ninety-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 260 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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