A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km SSE of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (80 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.1 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:44:04 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 05:44:04 / October 23, 2018 @ 5:44 am. Exact location of event, depth 26.1 km, -147.1313° West, 69.1778° North. Event id: ak20289372. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20289372.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km SSE of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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