A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 111 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska (69 miles). Event id: ak20279422. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20279422. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 20:26:58 / October 12, 2018 @ 8:26 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -146.4447 West, latitude 69.0688 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was detected at 11:26:58 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. 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: 111 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska.
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