A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:04:30 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18696152. Id of event: ak18696152. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 14:04:30 / March 9, 2018 @ 2:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.7346 West, latitude 56.1501 North, depth = 11.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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