A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 17:59:43 / October 30, 2018 @ 5:59 pm. Unique identifier: ak20305365. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20305365. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.1407 West, latitude 69.5473 North, depth = 48.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.6 km (30 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:43 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter).
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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