A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 77 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). Event id: ak20078086. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20078086. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:22:06 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -144.6216° West, 69.5241° North, depth 0 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:22:06 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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