A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km N of Talkeetna, Alaska (45 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 20/10/18 / 2018-10-20 22:46:23 / October 20, 2018 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:46:23 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20288279. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20288279. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.2859 West, latitude 62.9679 North, depth = 85.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.4 km (53 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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