A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 18:27:17 / August 27, 2018 @ 6:27 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Event id: ak20235442. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20235442. The temblor was reported at 09:27:17 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.1908° West, 69.5589° North, depth 0.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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