A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019a7adg7q. Id of event: ak019a7adg7q. The temblor was detected at 23:51:02 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.1953° West, 69.5811° North, depth 0.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.2 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 08:51:02 / August 10, 2019 @ 8:51 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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