A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 58 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (36 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:33:00 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 21:33:00 / December 29, 2019 @ 9:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.3002 West, latitude 69.6573 North, depth = 2.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019goos2hj. Unique identifier: ak019goos2hj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.3 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen 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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