A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.196 West, latitude 69.662 North, depth = 0 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:20:32 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 15:20:32 / September 6, 2018 @ 3:20 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak20244269. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20244269.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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