A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:40:17 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18655393. Id of event: ak18655393. Exact location of event, longitude -149.438 West, latitude 56.3825 North, depth = 7.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 18:40:17 / March 3, 2018 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.9 km (5 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 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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