A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:27:26 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 21:27:26 / March 4, 2018 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -149.2981° West, latitude 56.2291° North, depth = 11.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak18655563. Event ids that are associated: ak18655563. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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