A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20104157. Event ids that are associated: ak20104157. Exact location, longitude -144.3533° West, latitude 69.5701° North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was reported at 00:19:33 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 09:19:33 / August 15, 2018 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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