A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 109 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (68 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.5306 West, latitude 69.1998 North, depth = 3.99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.99 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000j3dp. Event ids that are associated: us2000j3dp. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:00:36 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 21:00:36 / January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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