A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (46 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.7149 West, latitude 69.6006 North, depth = 6.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0201nklqs2, us70007iu9. Unique identifier: ak0201nklqs2. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:11:09 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 02:11:09 / February 5, 2020 @ 2:11 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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