A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:44:05 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -144.2245 West, latitude 69.5478 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 15:44:05 / September 3, 2018 @ 3:44 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20240554. Unique identifier: ak20240554.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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