A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 13:47:05 / August 20, 2018 @ 1:47 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20123657, us1000gdx2. Unique identifier: us1000gdx2. The temblor was picked up at 03:47:05 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.93 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.2573 West, latitude 55.5455 North, depth = 6.93 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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