A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (38 miles). Global time and date of event 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 08:52:14 / March 13, 2019 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193b7rmyd, us1000jemi. Id of event: ak0193b7rmyd. Exact location of event, longitude -144.4009 West, latitude 69.5383 North, depth = 1.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:52:14 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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