A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 262 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). Event id: ak20238150. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20238150. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:12:09 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 07:12:09 / August 30, 2018 @ 7:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.5 km, -149.9379° West, 55.8546° North.
Each 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 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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