A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 79 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (49 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:37:13 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 22:37:13 / August 24, 2018 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20186932. Unique identifier: ak20186932. Exact location, longitude -144.908° West, latitude 69.5711° North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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