A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20246810. Id of event: ak20246810. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 12:57:46 / September 8, 2018 @ 12:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:57:46 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -144.2367 West, latitude 69.631 North, depth = 10.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.7 km (7 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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