A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 km SW of Kotzebue, Alaska (6 miles) on Sunday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:10 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak13424067. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13424067. Exact location, longitude -162.7703° West, latitude 66.8301° North, depth = 11.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.6 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 05:34:10 / April 11, 2016 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 10 km SW of Kotzebue, Alaska.
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