A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Kodiak in Alaska. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.8 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20467868. Id of event: ak20467868. The temblor was picked up at 00:45:44 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.631 West, latitude 58.2393 North, depth = 28.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 09:45:44 / December 8, 2018 @ 9:45 am.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 67 km NE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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