A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20288361, us1000hf6l. Unique identifier: ak20288361. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 03:42:29 / October 21, 2018 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:42:29 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -144.2124° West, latitude 69.6143° North, depth = 0.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.2 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-nine 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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