A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -143.9098 West, latitude 69.5777 North, depth = 8.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: ak20288383. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20288383. The temblor was picked up at 21:11:58 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 06:11:58 / October 21, 2018 @ 6:11 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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