A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Monday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:28:01 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20236778. Id of event: ak20236778. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 21:28:01 / August 27, 2018 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.9 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.3012 West, latitude 69.6178 North, depth = 9.9 km.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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