A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 99 km NNE of Kobuk, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.6 km, -156.3969° West, 67.7798° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20445087. Id of event: ak20445087. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 15:41:27 / December 5, 2018 @ 3:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:27 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 99 km NNE of Kobuk, Alaska.
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