A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:34:07 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h9x8. Id of event: us2000h9x8. Global time and date of event 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 23:34:07 / September 6, 2018 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.7156 West, latitude 69.5995 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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