A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 67 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 10:34:20 / August 19, 2018 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak20114287. Event ids that are associated: ak20114287. Exact location of earthquake, -143.7869° West, 69.5275° North, depth 2.5 km. The temblor was detected at 01:34:20 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 67 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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