A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.29 West, latitude 69.5914 North, depth = 0 km. Id of earthquake: ak20253695. Event ids that are associated: ak20253695. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 01:28:27 / September 14, 2018 @ 1:28 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:28:27 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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