A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (46 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 23:52:01 / August 26, 2018 @ 11:52 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:01 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -145.029° West, latitude 69.673° North, depth = 0 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20227700, us1000ghs0. Unique identifier: ak20227700. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel anything?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.