A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20088572. Unique identifier: ak20088572. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 01:57:47 / August 13, 2018 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.6 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.5798 West, latitude 69.6217 North, depth = 21.6 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:57:47 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and four, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel anything?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.