A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles). Event id: ak20111836. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20111836. Exact location of event, longitude -144.1405 West, latitude 69.5657 North, depth = 3.1 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:30:44 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 21:30:44 / August 18, 2018 @ 9:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.1 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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