A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 268 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (167 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:58:20 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.7225 West, latitude 56.4449 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 08:58:20 / April 16, 2020 @ 8:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0204x3m92e. Id of event: ak0204x3m92e.
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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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