A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 71 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (44 miles). Unique identifier: us2000h592. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h592. Exact location, longitude -144.583° West, latitude 69.5849° North, depth = 6.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 07:07:19 / August 30, 2018 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.25 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:07:19 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight 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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