A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.1914° West, latitude 69.5697° North, depth = 0.1 km. The temblor was reported at 17:40:35 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20289295. Id of event: ak20289295. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 02:40:35 / October 23, 2018 @ 2:40 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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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: 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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