A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska (35 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: ak20279448. Event ids that are associated: ak20279448, us1000hbd7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:34:14 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -145.9952° West, latitude 68.6005° North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 21:34:14 / October 12, 2018 @ 9:34 pm.
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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