A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (58 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:27:38 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20237753. Id of event: ak20237753. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 23:27:38 / August 29, 2018 @ 11:27 pm. Exact location, longitude -144.2006° West, latitude 69.3148° North, depth = 90.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.9 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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