A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 72 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). Unique identifier: ak20265635. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20265635. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:34:29 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -143.7943 West, latitude 69.4808 North, depth = 0.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 20:34:29 / September 27, 2018 @ 8:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 72 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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