A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 68 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Unique identifier: ak20242945. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20242945. Exact location of event, depth 1.1 km, -143.796° West, 69.5183° North. The temblor was detected at 09:54:14 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 18:54:14 / September 5, 2018 @ 6:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 68 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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