A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (44 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.6359° West, latitude 69.5958° North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:31:29 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 15:31:29 / August 13, 2018 @ 3:31 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20100187. Id of event: ak20100187.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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