A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -149.4524° West, latitude 56.2296° North, depth = 5.2 km. Event id: ak18723713. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18723713. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:35:11 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 13:35:11 / March 15, 2018 @ 1:35 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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