A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 111 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (69 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:36:35 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0199094f5x. Id of event: ak0199094f5x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 06:36:35 / July 15, 2019 @ 6:36 am. Exact location, longitude -144.6774° West, latitude 69.1979° North, depth = 0 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-six 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 111 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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