A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.1 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:19:55 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:19:55 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20078081. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20078081. Exact location of event, longitude -144.5983 West, latitude 69.685 North, depth = 11.1 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.