A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.1777 West, latitude 69.5264 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 11:45:43 / August 13, 2018 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20097478. Unique identifier: ak20097478. The temblor was picked up at 02:45:43 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-one, 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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