A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.7586° West, latitude 69.6158° North, depth = 9.6 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:32:37 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 08:32:37 / September 14, 2018 @ 8:32 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ak20253952. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20253952.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days five hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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