A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 76 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.9092° West, 69.611° North. The temblor was detected at 06:28:56 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:28:56 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:28 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20077871. Id of event: ak20077871.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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