A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 03:47:24 / August 21, 2018 @ 3:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, -149.8024° West, 56.0757° North, depth 11.4 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:47:24 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20257794. Id of event: ak20257794. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.4 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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