A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20173489. Id of event: ak20173489. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 04:22:15 / August 24, 2018 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:22:15 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.3392 West, latitude 69.5647 North, depth = 0 km.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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