A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 80 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 09:15:26 / August 23, 2018 @ 9:15 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:15:26 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20160907. Id of event: ak20160907. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.9284° West, 69.5711° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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