A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). Global time and date of event 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 19:46:03 / August 16, 2018 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak20106911. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20106911. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -144.1897 West, latitude 69.5911 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:46:03 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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