A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:00:23 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20077940. Event ids that are associated: ak20077940. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.8166 West, latitude 69.7041 North, depth = 14.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:00:23 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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