A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 km ENE of Kaktovik, Alaska (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16775978. Unique identifier: ak16775978. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:26:43 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.2 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -143.4749 West, latitude 70.1434 North, depth = 12.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 06:26:43 / September 7, 2017 @ 6:26 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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