A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 66 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.2162 West, latitude 69.457 North, depth = 5.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 00:27:45 / October 12, 2018 @ 12:27 am. Event id: ak20277530. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20277530, us1000haw7. The temblor was reported at 15:27:45 / 3:27 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 twenty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 66 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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