A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 244 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.4 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:29:00 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 03:29:00 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 2.4 km, -149.2957° West, 56.3905° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20111006. Id of event: ak20111006.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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