A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -144.35° West, 69.5664° North, depth 0 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 10:10:39 / August 23, 2018 @ 10:10 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20160928. Id of event: ak20160928. The temblor was reported at 01:10:39 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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