A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (38 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.2036° West, latitude 69.6176° North, depth = 0.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:32:16 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 10:32:16 / August 14, 2018 @ 10:32 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak20102547. Event ids that are associated: ak20102547.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and one 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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