A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 08:50:49 / March 14, 2018 @ 8:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 7.9 km, -149.3124° West, 56.2714° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: ak18695282. Ids that are associated to the event: ak18695282. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:50:49 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and eighty-three and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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