A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 05:53:00 / August 14, 2018 @ 5:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.341 West, latitude 69.555 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was detected at 20:53:00 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak20102236. Event ids that are associated: ak20102236.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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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