A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 70 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 04:59:53 / August 28, 2018 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:59:53 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.7417 West, latitude 69.632 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: ak20236865. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20236865.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ninety-two, 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 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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