A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (46 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:35:34 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202y5x0qb. Id of event: ak0202y5x0qb. Global time and date of event 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 19:35:34 / March 4, 2020 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.8 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.8 km, -144.7631° West, 69.5894° North.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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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