A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 95 km WSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (59 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 15:19:47 / November 2, 2016 @ 3:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:19:47 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -145.7333° West, latitude 69.6693° North, depth = 10.5 km. Unique identifier: ak14293555. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14293555.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km WSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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