A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km NW of Arctic Village, Alaska (63 miles) on Saturday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:04:05 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 05:04:05 / August 12, 2018 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -147.4097 West, latitude 68.7312 North, depth = 12.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20073340. Id of event: ak20073340.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 102 km NW of Arctic Village, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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