A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location, longitude -144.2496° West, latitude 69.5931° North, depth = 3.3 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 16:21:13 / August 19, 2018 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:21:13 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20115735. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20115735.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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