A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles). Event id: ak20080120. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g7ap, ak20080120. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:54:25 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.7616 West, latitude 69.6084 North, depth = 10.1 km. Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 17:54:25 / August 12, 2018 @ 5:54 pm UTC/GMT.
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 in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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