A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (72 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.757 West, latitude 69.1056 North, depth = 12.4 km. The temblor was reported at 19:04:33 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 04:04:33 / February 7, 2020 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0201qwtut0, us70007knb. Unique identifier: ak0201qwtut0.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 116 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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