A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -144.0693 West, latitude 69.5454 North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 16:02:43 / August 17, 2018 @ 4:02 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:02:43 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20108636. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20108636. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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