A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 64 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20235483. Id of event: ak20235483. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:08:30 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.5717 West, latitude 69.6506 North, depth = 8.7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 20:08:30 / August 27, 2018 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 64 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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