A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 87 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (54 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:54:04 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 18:54:04 / August 12, 2018 @ 6:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -145.2264 West, latitude 69.5796 North, depth = 23.6 km. Id of earthquake: ak20081238. Event ids that are associated: ak20081238. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.6 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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: 87 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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