A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 81 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:33:40 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.6 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.8636° West, 69.5377° North, depth 0.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:33:40 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20111103. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20111103.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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