A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 116 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (72 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.6783 West, latitude 69.1527 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:04:34 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 04:04:34 / February 7, 2020 @ 4:04 am. Event id: us70007knb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007knb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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: 116 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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