A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (32 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20077933. Event ids that are associated: ak20077933. Exact location of event, longitude -144.2213 West, latitude 69.7107 North, depth = 13.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:55:47 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:55:47 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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