A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -144.3465° West, latitude 69.5713° North, depth = 0.1 km. Event id: ak20102343. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20102343. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:25 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 07:37:25 / August 14, 2018 @ 7:37 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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