A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:04:32 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 07:04:32 / September 3, 2018 @ 7:04 am. Unique identifier: ak20240347. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20240347. Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -144.1913° West, 69.5534° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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