A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 89 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -145.3452° West, 69.5913° North, depth 11.7 km. The temblor was detected at 12:53:16 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak0193jp77yl. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0193jp77yl. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 21:53:16 / March 18, 2019 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 89 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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