A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.6 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.27° West, latitude 69.568° North, depth = 0.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:52:20 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 13:52:20 / September 25, 2018 @ 1:52 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20262983. Unique identifier: ak20262983.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days five hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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