A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:37:13 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 12:37:13 / May 2, 2018 @ 12:37 pm. Event id: us1000dyeg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19314779, us1000dyeg. Exact location of event, longitude -149.2783 West, latitude 55.6561 North, depth = 7.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.11 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and six and in the last 365 days three thousand, four hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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