A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 78 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 14:05:50 / August 25, 2018 @ 2:05 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:05:50 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.1169 West, latitude 69.4537 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: ak20198365. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20198365.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days four hundred and six and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 78 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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