A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 61 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (38 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20077896, us1000g77v. Unique identifier: ak20077896. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.7382 West, latitude 69.6137 North, depth = 4.9 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:39:33 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 15:39:33 / August 12, 2018 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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