A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 22:42:29 / September 3, 2018 @ 10:42 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -144.1497 West, latitude 69.5576 North, depth = 3 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:42:29 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak20240863. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20240863.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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