A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.4197° West, latitude 69.5222° North, depth = 6.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20395770, us1000hw6q. Unique identifier: ak20395770. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/18 / 2018-11-24 18:52:06 / November 24, 2018 @ 6:52 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:52:06 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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