A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (162 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2919 West, latitude 56.1768 North, depth = 20.55 km. The temblor was reported at 23:04:53 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 09:04:53 / September 30, 2018 @ 9:04 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.55 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000h9j3. Event ids that are associated: ak20274974, us1000h9j3.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 261 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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