A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 80 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 04:20:16 / August 15, 2018 @ 4:20 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak20246220. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20246220. The temblor was picked up at 19:20:16 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.3273° West, 69.4516° North, depth 0.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 80 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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