A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -149.2621 West, latitude 55.6314 North, depth = 2.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18696106. Unique identifier: ak18696106. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.7 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:52:36 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 01:52:36 / March 9, 2018 @ 1:52 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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