A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 80 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.8 km, -144.8423° West, 69.5469° North. The temblor was reported at 07:28:52 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20078986. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20078986. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:28:52 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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