A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 70 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 20:01:06 / August 31, 2018 @ 8:01 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:01:06 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20238828. Unique identifier: ak20238828. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.6369° West, 69.6054° North, depth 4.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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