A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20121292. Id of event: ak20121292. The temblor was reported at 22:31:17 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -145.0034° West, 69.6354° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 07:31:17 / August 20, 2018 @ 7:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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