A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 00:06:13 / August 24, 2018 @ 12:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.2076° West, 69.5453° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20170543. Unique identifier: ak20170543. The temblor was picked up at 15:06:13 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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