A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.0565 West, latitude 69.5491 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:06:39 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 19:06:39 / September 6, 2018 @ 7:06 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20244584. Id of event: ak20244584.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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