A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported northern Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.1378 West, latitude 69.581 North, depth = 1 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:45:28 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 11:45:28 / September 5, 2018 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak20242450. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20242450.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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