A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 121 km SSW of Point Hope, Alaska (75 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -167.5174° West, 67.3034° North, depth 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 11:23:59 / August 30, 2018 @ 11:23 am. Id of earthquake: ak20238237. Event ids that are associated: ak20238237. The temblor was detected at 00:23:59 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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