A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.7722 West, latitude 69.5538 North, depth = 0.1 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:56:09 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20250996. Event ids that are associated: ak20250996. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 01:56:09 / September 11, 2018 @ 1:56 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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