A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:24:52 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 17:24:52 / August 28, 2018 @ 5:24 pm. Id of earthquake: ak20237170. Event ids that are associated: ak20237170. Exact location of earthquake, -144.3488° West, 69.5793° North, depth 0 km.
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-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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