A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (37 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20100227. Id of event: ak20100227. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:00:12 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 16:00:12 / August 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm. Exact location, longitude -144.018° West, latitude 69.6192° North, depth = 0.8 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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