A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported northern Alaska (0 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ak20111254. Event ids that are associated: ak20111254. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 22:51:35 / August 12, 2018 @ 10:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.1 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -144.1888 West, latitude 69.4462 North, depth = 3.1 km. The temblor was detected at 22:51:35 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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