A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -149.1862° West, 55.6396° North, depth 3.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:44:20 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 12:44:20 / February 22, 2018 @ 12:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18488232. Id of event: ak18488232.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-four, in the past 30 days two thousand and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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