A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hb7z. Id of event: us2000hb7z. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:24:50 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 22:24:50 / September 8, 2018 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.394 West, latitude 69.5669 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-three 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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