A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 78 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 06:40:57 / August 26, 2018 @ 6:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:40:57 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.1009 West, latitude 69.4452 North, depth = 10.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20215164. Unique identifier: ak20215164.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days four hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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