A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported northern Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak20242285. Event ids that are associated: ak20242285. Exact location of event, depth 6.1 km, -144.1229° West, 69.6001° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 08:01:43 / September 5, 2018 @ 8:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:01:43 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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 six, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: northern Alaska.
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