A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 19:33:48 / August 12, 2018 @ 7:33 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20081348. Id of event: ak20081348. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.8629 West, latitude 69.6646 North, depth = 1.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.4 km (1 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:48 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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