A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported northern Alaska (0 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 22:11:13 / August 12, 2018 @ 10:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak20084820. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20084820. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:11:13 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -144.1437° West, latitude 69.4212° North, depth = 2.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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