A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 271 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (168 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us1000gc8w. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20111029, us1000gc8w. Exact location, longitude -149.0484° West, latitude 56.179° North, depth = 19.38 km. Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 06:55:31 / August 12, 2018 @ 6:55 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:55:31 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.38 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 271 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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