A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (176 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 15:02:23 / September 23, 2018 @ 3:02 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:02:23 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000h3dm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20265487, us1000h3dm. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.3482° West, 55.8698° North, depth 7.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 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. 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: 283 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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