A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles). Unique identifier: ak20235467. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20235467. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 19:49:26 / August 27, 2018 @ 7:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -144.1803° West, latitude 69.6077° North, depth = 4.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:49:26 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-five, 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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