A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 02:16:59 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 12:16:59 / February 17, 2020 @ 12:16 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02027l1i6s, us600088ab. Id of event: us600088ab. Exact location, longitude -148.7587° West, latitude 56.5894° North, depth = 21.35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.35 km (13 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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