A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 15:03:16 / March 3, 2018 @ 3:03 pm. Event id: ak18655370. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18655370. Exact location, longitude -149.091° West, latitude 56.4457° North, depth = 10.4 km. The temblor was reported at 15:03:16 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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