A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:57:17 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2107° West, 56.1325° North, depth 11.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 16:57:17 / February 16, 2018 @ 4:57 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18438249. Unique identifier: ak18438249.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand and six and in the last 365 days two thousand and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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