A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 56 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.3072° West, 69.6797° North, depth 9.3 km. Unique identifier: ak20235396. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20235396. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 15:23:18 / August 27, 2018 @ 3:23 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:18 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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