A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 263 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (163 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20287408. Event ids that are associated: ak20287408. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 18:24:46 / October 15, 2018 @ 6:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.7287 West, latitude 56.5234 North, depth = 11.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:24:46 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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