A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18571979. Id of event: ak18571979. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:07 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -149.9026° West, 55.9345° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 09:21:07 / February 20, 2018 @ 9:21 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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