A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.5 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak20239417. Event ids that are associated: ak20239417. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:58:45 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 00:58:45 / August 14, 2018 @ 12:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 0.5 km, -144.3417° West, 69.5287° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and six, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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