A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak18435839. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18435839. Exact location, longitude -150.0015° West, latitude 56.1832° North, depth = 11.9 km. Global time and date of event 01/02/18 / 2018-02-01 16:53:33 / February 1, 2018 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:53:33 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days one thousand, five hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days one thousand, five hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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