A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 278 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:40:39 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -148.5127° West, 56.456° North, depth 7.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 11:40:39 / October 6, 2018 @ 11:40 am. Unique identifier: ak20280546. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20280546.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 278 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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