A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:48:13 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20173484. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20173484. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.3331 West, latitude 69.6105 North, depth = 2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 03:48:13 / August 24, 2018 @ 3:48 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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