A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km SSE of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (80 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 13:22:03 / September 8, 2018 @ 1:22 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:22:03 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -146.6625 West, latitude 69.2454 North, depth = 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20246826. Id of event: ak20246826.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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