A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20239418. Unique identifier: ak20239418. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 00:59:23 / August 14, 2018 @ 12:59 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:59:23 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.3012 West, latitude 69.5186 North, depth = 10.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and six, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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