A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (70 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 11:12:32 / May 18, 2020 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:12:32 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.6776° West, 69.1806° North, depth 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206e2bneb. Id of event: ak0206e2bneb.
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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 113 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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