A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 80 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). Unique identifier: ak20105198. Ids that are associated to the event: ak20105198. Exact location of event, depth 8.5 km, -144.7285° West, 69.5151° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 20:01:25 / August 15, 2018 @ 8:01 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:01:25 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eight, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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