A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 131 km SSE of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (81 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 06:38:06 / August 30, 2018 @ 6:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:38:06 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -147.2032° West, 69.1486° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20238134. Unique identifier: ak20238134.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km SSE of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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