A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 36 km E of Kaktovik, Alaska (22 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:57:54 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.1 km, -142.7146° West, 70.1314° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.1 km (1 miles). Unique identifier: ak0203rybguz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0203rybguz, us70008e7c. Global time and date of event 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 20:57:54 / March 22, 2020 @ 8:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km E of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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