A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). Unique identifier: ak20081235. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20081235. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:52:49 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 18:52:49 / August 12, 2018 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.5648 West, latitude 69.6356 North, depth = 0 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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