A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 56 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.2805 West, latitude 69.6824 North, depth = 5.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20077878. Id of event: ak20077878. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:33:38 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:33:38 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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