A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:13 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.1888 West, latitude 69.6022 North, depth = 0.5 km. Event id: ak20239254. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20239254. Global time and date of event 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 15:49:13 / September 1, 2018 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six 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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