A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.0717 West, latitude 69.5484 North, depth = 1.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20236992. Id of event: ak20236992. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 09:51:24 / August 28, 2018 @ 9:51 am. The temblor was detected at 00:51:24 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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