A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported northern Alaska (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 22:16:59 / August 12, 2018 @ 10:16 pm. Event id: ak20084832. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20084832. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.7 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:16:59 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1.7 km, -145.129° West, 69.5664° North.
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 fourty, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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