A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 78 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:06:49 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 02:06:49 / April 16, 2018 @ 2:06 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19239011. Id of event: ak19239011. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.5 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.794° West, 69.5532° North, depth 29.5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 78 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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