A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 54 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (34 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20106422. Event ids that are associated: ak20106422. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 14:07:56 / August 16, 2018 @ 2:07 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:07:56 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.1 km, -144.301° West, 69.7027° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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