A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 14:13:03 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:13:03 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18723720. Id of event: ak18723720. Exact location of earthquake, -148.6978° West, 56.0739° North, depth 11.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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