A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported northern Alaska (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 22:31:39 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -144.1745° West, latitude 69.4615° North, depth = 4.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 22:31:39 / August 12, 2018 @ 10:31 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak20084878. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20084878.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: northern Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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