A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 19:55:40 / March 15, 2018 @ 7:55 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18698446. Id of event: ak18698446. Exact location of event, longitude -149.8148 West, latitude 56.1283 North, depth = 4.1 km. The temblor was reported at 19:55:40 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.1 km (3 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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