A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 06:57:11 / March 31, 2018 @ 6:57 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:57:11 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak19173592. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19173592. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -149.3803 West, latitude 56.2144 North, depth = 11.9 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days three thousand and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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