A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:30:38 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 13:30:38 / September 18, 2018 @ 1:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.0562 West, latitude 69.5308 North, depth = 1.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.5 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20257467. Unique identifier: ak20257467.
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 four, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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