A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, northern Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.5 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20270626. Event ids that are associated: ak20270626. Exact location, longitude -143.8755° West, latitude 69.5414° North, depth = 2.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:54:26 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 02:54:26 / October 4, 2018 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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