A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles). Event id: ak20169534. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20169534, us1000ggbe. Exact location of event, longitude -144.1866 West, latitude 69.5331 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 21:49:48 / August 23, 2018 @ 9:49 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:49:48 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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