A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 112 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (70 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:01:43 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 01:01:43 / September 10, 2018 @ 1:01 am. Exact location, longitude -143.3423° West, latitude 69.1573° North, depth = 8.9 km. Id of earthquake: ak20249210. Event ids that are associated: ak20249210, us2000hbni. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.9 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 two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 112 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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