A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.9 km, -144.145° West, 69.4636° North. Unique identifier: ak20291252. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20291252, us1000hhe6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 03:10:17 / October 26, 2018 @ 3:10 am. The temblor was detected at 18:10:17 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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