A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:01:12 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02041pujqb. Id of event: ak02041pujqb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.5 km, -144.2837° West, 69.5395° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 11:01:12 / March 28, 2020 @ 11:01 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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