A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.0746° West, 69.6281° North, depth 11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:07:05 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20250355. Event ids that are associated: ak20250355. Global time and date of event 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 17:07:05 / September 10, 2018 @ 5:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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