A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 17:29:26 / March 9, 2018 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak18696167. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18696167. The temblor was reported at 17:29:26 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.4 km (1 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.5055° West, latitude 56.1355° North, depth = 2.4 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-eight 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.
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