A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 08:37:28 / August 15, 2018 @ 8:37 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20104131. Id of event: ak20104131. The temblor was detected at 23:37:28 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.6227 West, latitude 69.6469 North, depth = 2.6 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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