A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 59 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (37 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 21:22:48 / August 18, 2018 @ 9:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -144.2325° West, 69.6371° North, depth 0.7 km. The temblor was detected at 12:22:48 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20111832. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20111832. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.7 km (0 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 59 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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