A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (37 miles) on Sunday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:00:30 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20115118. Unique identifier: ak20115118. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 14:00:30 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -144.0566 West, latitude 69.6096 North, depth = 1.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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