A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 71 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (44 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g8il. Id of event: us1000g8il. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:55:23 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 22:55:23 / August 13, 2018 @ 10:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.6887 West, latitude 69.6074 North, depth = 10 km.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and fourty-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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