A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 258 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (160 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 10:02:34 / May 15, 2020 @ 10:02 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009l82. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02069321qc, us70009l82. Exact location of earthquake, -149.7919° West, 55.9624° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:02:34 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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