A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.0606 West, latitude 69.5332 North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 19:38:36 / August 18, 2018 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:38:36 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: ak20111657. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20111657.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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