A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 76 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles). Global time and date of event 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 02:50:27 / August 13, 2018 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:27 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20088626. Id of event: ak20088626. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.9172 West, latitude 69.6154 North, depth = 0.1 km.
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 one hundred and thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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