A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3638 West, latitude 56.1917 North, depth = 12 km. The temblor was reported at 02:11:27 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20108120. Event ids that are associated: ak20108120. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 12:11:27 / August 17, 2018 @ 12:11 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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