A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (51 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20087352. Id of event: ak20087352. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:49:30 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 00:49:30 / August 13, 2018 @ 12:49 am. Exact location of event, longitude -144.0279 West, latitude 69.4088 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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