A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 22:26:11 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 07:26:11 / February 12, 2019 @ 7:26 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -143.8004 West, latitude 69.5273 North, depth = 5.4 km. Unique identifier: ak0191z8fjys. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0191z8fjys.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty 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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