A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -148.9381° West, latitude 55.5671° North, depth = 9.8 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:44:06 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18723674. Id of event: ak18723674. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 08:44:06 / March 15, 2018 @ 8:44 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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