A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (151 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.7663° West, latitude 56.152° North, depth = 6.6 km. The temblor was detected at 20:51:14 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20032956. Id of event: ak20032956. Global time and date of event 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 06:51:14 / August 2, 2018 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 243 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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