A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -144.0754° West, 69.5151° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 13:16:34 / September 1, 2018 @ 1:16 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:16:34 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20239115. Event ids that are associated: ak20239115. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fifty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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