A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.1821° West, 69.5134° North. Event id: ak20089876. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20089876. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 04:33:37 / August 13, 2018 @ 4:33 am. The temblor was detected at 19:33:37 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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