A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km SSW of Shishmaref, Alaska (47 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 19:08:41 / October 22, 2018 @ 7:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.7421 West, latitude 65.6339 North, depth = 10.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20307934. Id of event: ak20307934. The temblor was reported at 10:08:41 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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