A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 66 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (41 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 15:05:44 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.2168 West, latitude 69.574 North, depth = 0 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 00:05:44 / August 29, 2018 @ 12:05 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak20237288. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20237288.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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