A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 292 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (181 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5361 West, latitude 56.2226 North, depth = 12 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 14:41:21 / October 8, 2018 @ 2:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:41:21 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20273388. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20273388.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-one 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 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 292 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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