3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Alaska

Earthquake location 69.622S, -144.6928W

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.6928 West, latitude 69.622 North, depth = 6.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 11:07:33 / September 26, 2018 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:07:33 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: ak20263964. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20263964.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/26/minor-earthquake-3-5-mag-has-occurred-near-kaktovik-in-alaska-6/

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