A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: ak20240244. Event ids that are associated: ak20240244. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 01:39:03 / September 3, 2018 @ 1:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -144.348° West, latitude 69.565° North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was reported at 16:39:03 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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