A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ak19074648. Event ids that are associated: ak19074648. The temblor was detected at 04:51:56 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.9101 West, latitude 56.0284 North, depth = 4.8 km. Global time and date of event 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 04:51:56 / April 1, 2018 @ 4:51 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days three thousand and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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