A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 113 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska (70 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -146.4389 West, latitude 69.0878 North, depth = 4.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 03:48:37 / October 18, 2018 @ 3:48 am. Event id: ak20286301. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20286301. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:48:37 / 6:48 pm (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-three, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 113 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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