A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:35:51 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.6301° West, 69.556° North, depth 0.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 19:35:51 / August 22, 2018 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak20149504. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20149504.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three 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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