A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 km E of Kaktovik, Alaska (17 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:09:20 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70008e3i. Event ids that are associated: us70008e3i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -142.8947 West, latitude 70.0877 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 16:09:20 / March 22, 2020 @ 4:09 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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: 28 km E of Kaktovik, Alaska.
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