A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 08:51:24 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 18:51:24 / April 1, 2018 @ 6:51 pm. Exact location, longitude -149.2281° West, latitude 55.6388° North, depth = 7.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak19074743. Event ids that are associated: ak19074743.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days two thousand, nine hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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