A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 90 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (56 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:09:50 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20280116. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20280116. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 08:09:50 / October 13, 2018 @ 8:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -145.5445 West, latitude 69.6646 North, depth = 0.1 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 90 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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