A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (29 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.251 West, latitude 69.7748 North, depth = 15.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:27:45 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:27 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:27:45 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20077866. Id of event: ak20077866. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.7 km (10 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 46 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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