A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20082439. Unique identifier: ak20082439. Exact location, longitude -144.7584° West, latitude 69.5469° North, depth = 0.2 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:51:01 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 20:51:01 / August 12, 2018 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.2 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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