A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 75 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak20078997. Event ids that are associated: ak20078997. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:32:54 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:32 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -144.3939 West, latitude 69.5119 North, depth = 4.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:32:54 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 75 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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