A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 06:13:43 / August 15, 2018 @ 6:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:13:43 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20103989. Unique identifier: ak20103989. Exact location, longitude -144.2327° West, latitude 69.5707° North, depth = 1.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.3 km (1 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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