A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (38 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 12:44:38 / August 28, 2018 @ 12:44 pm. Exact location of event, depth 8.4 km, -144.1348° West, 69.6131° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:38 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20237057. Event ids that are associated: ak20237057.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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