A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (36 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:15:07 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.3571° West, 69.5104° North, depth 2.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.8 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20125594, us1000ge1v. Unique identifier: ak20125594. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 18:15:07 / August 20, 2018 @ 6:15 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-seven 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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