A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 20:15:28 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.2273° West, 69.566° North, depth 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20140190. Id of event: ak20140190. Global time and date of event 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 05:15:28 / August 22, 2018 @ 5:15 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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