A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 77 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 13.79 km, -144.9599° West, 69.6094° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:22:04 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5pt. Unique identifier: us2000i5pt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.79 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 01:22:04 / November 2, 2018 @ 1:22 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 77 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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