A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 97 km NW of Fort Yukon, Alaska (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 11:43:32 / May 16, 2018 @ 11:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.2 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -146.7383° West, latitude 67.2248° North, depth = 11.2 km. Unique identifier: ak19582519. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19582519. The temblor was reported at 02:43:32 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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