A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -144.3286° West, 69.6812° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ga2f. Unique identifier: us1000ga2f. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:09:38 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 23:09:38 / August 15, 2018 @ 11:09 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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