A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:31:02 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -148.5919° West, 56.1534° North, depth 3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18704563. Id of event: ak18704563. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 21:31:02 / March 17, 2018 @ 9:31 pm.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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