A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 19:38:15 / August 12, 2018 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.633° West, latitude 69.6011° North, depth = 0 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:38:15 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20081351. Event ids that are associated: ak20081351.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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