A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 244 km SSE of Kodiak, Alaska (152 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:12:14 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.8 km, -150.3716° West, 55.8948° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 09:12:14 / August 1, 2019 @ 9:12 am. Id of earthquake: ak0199sewh8a. Event ids that are associated: ak0199sewh8a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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