A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (59 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 08:29:03 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 17:29:03 / August 12, 2018 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g7a9. Id of event: us1000g7a9. Exact location of earthquake, -145.0206° West, 69.4244° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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