A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 273 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (170 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 16:45:36 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak0193mox0af. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0193mox0af. Exact location of event, depth 6.5 km, -149.1659° West, 56.0886° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 02:45:36 / March 20, 2019 @ 2:45 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 273 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska.
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