A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 07:23:09 / August 20, 2018 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:23:09 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.1967 West, latitude 69.6043 North, depth = 0.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20121285. Unique identifier: ak20121285.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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