A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 00:35:38 / August 31, 2018 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.2 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:35:38 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.0688 West, latitude 69.5401 North, depth = 0.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20238504, us2000h5tw. Unique identifier: ak20238504.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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