A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 248 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (154 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 21:09:59 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 07:09:59 / October 30, 2018 @ 7:09 am. Exact location of event, longitude -149.2856 West, latitude 56.3437 North, depth = 22.49 km. Event id: us1000hp49. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20335118, us1000hp49. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.49 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days four thousand and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 248 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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