A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 53 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska (33 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20285509, us1000hd9n. Id of event: ak20285509. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:04:00 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 09:04:00 / October 17, 2018 @ 9:04 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -145.9804 West, latitude 68.5805 North, depth = 0 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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