A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 80 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 21:41:31 / August 12, 2018 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -144.1071° West, latitude 69.4268° North, depth = 4.6 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:41:31 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak20111221. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20111221.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five 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.
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