A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 06:49:18 / August 17, 2018 @ 6:49 am. Id of earthquake: ak20107746. Event ids that are associated: ak20107746. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:49:18 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.08° West, 69.5154° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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