A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.8629 West, latitude 56.1777 North, depth = 15 km. Event id: ak20119560. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20119560. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:57:41 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 02:57:41 / August 20, 2018 @ 2:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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