A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 59 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:55:40 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20083382. Id of event: ak20083382. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 20:55:40 / August 12, 2018 @ 8:55 pm. Exact location, longitude -144.2379° West, latitude 69.6385° North, depth = 0.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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