A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -144.6253° West, 69.5742° North, depth 0 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:42:49 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20236821. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20236821. Global time and date of event 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 01:42:49 / August 28, 2018 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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