A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 82 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (51 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 21:40:44 / August 14, 2018 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000g995. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g995. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -145.2543° West, 69.6446° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:40:44 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and four, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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