A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 113 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.6298 West, latitude 69.1788 North, depth = 19.75 km. The temblor was reported at 09:12:57 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.75 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 05/07/19 / 2019-07-05 18:12:57 / July 5, 2019 @ 6:12 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70004bh4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004bh4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 113 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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