A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 73 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:41:30 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20106285. Event ids that are associated: ak20106285. Exact location of event, longitude -144.6313 West, latitude 69.5771 North, depth = 0.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 09:41:30 / August 16, 2018 @ 9:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 73 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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