A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21.23 km, -144.0892° West, 69.5632° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:45:30 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.23 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jh46. Id of event: us1000jh46. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 17:45:30 / March 16, 2019 @ 5:45 pm.
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 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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