A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (38 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20335879. Event ids that are associated: ak20335879. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.2639° West, 69.6218° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 18:33:04 / November 8, 2018 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:33:04 / 9:33 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 0, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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