A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Unique identifier: ak20135937. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20135937. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.3685° West, 69.5788° North, depth 0 km. Global time and date of event 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 22:07:04 / August 21, 2018 @ 10:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:07:04 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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