A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (159 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 23:05:25 / February 20, 2020 @ 11:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.66 km (7 miles). Event id: us60008964. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202cq4va7, us60008964. Exact location of event, depth 11.66 km, -149.8918° West, 55.9465° North. The temblor was detected at 13:05:25 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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