A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 02:27:56 / September 1, 2018 @ 2:27 am. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.0583° West, 69.5385° North. The temblor was detected at 17:27:56 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20238866. Unique identifier: ak20238866.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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