A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Sunday. Event id: ak20118339. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20118339, us1000gdlj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.3253 West, latitude 69.6139 North, depth = 8.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:13:52 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 00:13:52 / August 20, 2018 @ 12:13 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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