A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.3825 West, latitude 69.5123 North, depth = 5.9 km. The temblor was detected at 18:21:04 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20102082. Id of event: ak20102082. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 03:21:04 / August 14, 2018 @ 3:21 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-five, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 75 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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