A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 80 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20088569. Unique identifier: ak20088569. Exact location of event, depth 35.5 km, -144.0344° West, 69.4243° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.5 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:55:31 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 01:55:31 / August 13, 2018 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 80 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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