A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Event id: ak20238209. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20238209. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 10:09:25 / August 30, 2018 @ 10:09 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:09:25 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -144.1801 West, latitude 69.5608 North, depth = 0 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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