A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.5 km, -144.633° West, 69.5213° North. The temblor was reported at 21:55:50 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 06:55:50 / August 13, 2018 @ 6:55 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20093561, us1000g7s8. Unique identifier: ak20093561.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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