A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (46 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -145.0082 West, latitude 69.6607 North, depth = 0 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:06 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 11:58:06 / September 10, 2018 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak20250065. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20250065.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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