A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 90 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (56 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:33:56 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 23:33:56 / August 26, 2018 @ 11:33 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20227689. Unique identifier: ak20227689. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -145.5434° West, 69.6666° North, depth 0 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days four hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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