A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 15:09:18 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20107175. Event ids that are associated: ak20107175. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -145.0942 West, latitude 69.6779 North, depth = 8.3 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 00:09:18 / August 17, 2018 @ 12:09 am.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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