A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 254 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (158 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.35 km (3 miles). Event id: us1000hawu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20277918, us1000hawu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 20:59:52 / October 4, 2018 @ 8:59 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:52 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -150.104° West, latitude 55.8806° North, depth = 5.35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and thirteen 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.
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