A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (60 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -143.7336 West, latitude 69.2572 North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 05:03:48 / October 21, 2019 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019diazy1j. Unique identifier: ak019diazy1j. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:03:48 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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