A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km NW of Nome, Alaska (65 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 06:18:11 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 15:18:11 / September 15, 2018 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -166.7586° West, 65.2379° North. Id of earthquake: ak20254900. Event ids that are associated: ak20254900, us2000hf6b.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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