A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (173 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 02:34:42 / February 24, 2020 @ 2:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, -149.1872° West, 56.0129° North, depth 6.9 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:34:42 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202izyc08. Id of event: ak0202izyc08. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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