A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 77 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:34:25 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.1183° West, 69.4578° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 05:34:25 / August 27, 2018 @ 5:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20230275. Event ids that are associated: ak20230275.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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