A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:24:37 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10.5 km, -148.6535° West, 56.5063° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18958922. Unique identifier: ak18958922. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 15:24:37 / March 28, 2018 @ 3:24 pm.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days five hundred and two and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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