A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 60 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (37 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 13:04:04 / August 13, 2018 @ 1:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20097562. Unique identifier: ak20097562. Exact location of event, longitude -144.2464 West, latitude 69.6302 North, depth = 0 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:04:04 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter).
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 fifty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 60 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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