A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:46:52 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20237301. Event ids that are associated: ak20237301. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 00:46:52 / August 29, 2018 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -144.9656 West, latitude 69.5972 North, depth = 0 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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