A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (48 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:05:27 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -144.1142° West, 69.4501° North, depth 0.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.6 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak20240132. Event ids that are associated: ak20240132. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 22:05:27 / September 2, 2018 @ 10:05 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-four 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.
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