A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000giem. Event ids that are associated: us1000giem. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:47:28 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 00:47:28 / August 28, 2018 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -144.6291° West, 69.4877° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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