A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20106950, us1000gh4g. Id of event: us1000gh4g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.51 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 20:23:31 / August 16, 2018 @ 8:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:23:31 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.51 km, -149.2971° West, 55.6636° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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