A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us1000g985. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g985. Exact location of event, depth 4.12 km, -144.0954° West, 69.5808° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.12 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 21:07:54 / August 14, 2018 @ 9:07 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:07:54 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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