A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:10:15 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20246478. Id of event: ak20246478. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 22:10:15 / August 15, 2018 @ 10:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.407 West, latitude 56.1859 North, depth = 9.1 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 255 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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