A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes northern Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -144.2066° West, latitude 69.6014° North, depth = 2.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20241954. Unique identifier: ak20241954. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.4 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:23:34 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 04:23:34 / September 5, 2018 @ 4:23 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: northern Alaska.
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