A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 40 km ESE of Kaktovik, Alaska (25 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 16:34:27 / March 22, 2020 @ 4:34 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:34:27 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -142.6438 West, latitude 69.9838 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70008e4e. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008e4e.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km ESE of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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