A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 71 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (44 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 00:08:26 / August 22, 2018 @ 12:08 am. The temblor was detected at 15:08:26 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -144.7924 West, latitude 69.6284 North, depth = 0 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20137135. Id of event: ak20137135. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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