A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 90 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (56 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -145.2375° West, 69.5424° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: ak20238163. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20238163. The temblor was reported at 23:04:58 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 08:04:58 / August 30, 2018 @ 8:04 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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