A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70008f54. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008f54. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 16:20:34 / March 24, 2020 @ 4:20 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:20:34 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.0851 West, latitude 69.5669 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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 ten and in the last 365 days seventy-eight 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.
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