A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles) on Sunday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:39:29 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:39:29 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5.8 km, -144.8668° West, 69.578° North. Event id: ak20079029. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20079029. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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