A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.1362 West, latitude 69.5071 North, depth = 9.8 km. Unique identifier: ak019boaxj7v. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019boaxj7v, us70005et7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 14:15:46 / September 11, 2019 @ 2:15 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:15:46 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-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. 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: 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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