A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska (34 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 23:12:55 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20285346. Event ids that are associated: ak20285346, us1000hd8x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 08:12:55 / October 17, 2018 @ 8:12 am. Exact location, longitude -145.9839° West, latitude 68.5962° North, depth = 0.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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