A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18573368. Id of event: ak18573368. The temblor was picked up at 03:01:30 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -148.5011° West, latitude 56.0426° North, depth = 10.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 13:01:30 / February 22, 2018 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and six, in the past 30 days two thousand and seventy-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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