A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 14:49:34 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.3 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 00:49:34 / March 9, 2018 @ 12:49 am. Event id: ak18696102. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18696102. Exact location of event, depth 2.3 km, -149.2904° West, 55.6409° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seven hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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