A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (44 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ak20144866. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20144866. The temblor was reported at 04:07:12 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.227 West, latitude 69.5257 North, depth = 0.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 13:07:12 / August 22, 2018 @ 1:07 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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