A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.9008° West, 69.6573° North, depth 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20266268. Id of event: ak20266268. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 11:40:58 / September 28, 2018 @ 11:40 am. The temblor was reported at 02:40:58 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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