A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported northern Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: ak20586937. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20586937. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:12:26 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -166.7753° West, 65.5677° North, depth 13.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 19:12:26 / December 5, 2018 @ 7:12 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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