A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 79 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (49 miles). Global time and date of event 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 21:44:04 / August 20, 2018 @ 9:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -144.3871 West, latitude 69.4727 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:44:04 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20127054. Unique identifier: ak20127054.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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