A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (44 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:07:18 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h592, ak20238145. Id of event: ak20238145. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 07:07:18 / August 30, 2018 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -144.6453° West, 69.5521° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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