A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 05:10:28 / November 18, 2018 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak20375007. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20375007, us1000htf7. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.4 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.0689° West, latitude 69.5671° North, depth = 3.4 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:10:28 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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