A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (49 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 07:24:42 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 16:24:42 / August 21, 2018 @ 4:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak20134170. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20134170. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.7368 West, latitude 69.5284 North, depth = 0 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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