A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 114 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (71 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ak019gq2ndz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019gq2ndz. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 11:25:23 / January 10, 2019 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:25:23 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.4 km, -144.4977° West, 69.1518° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 114 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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