A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (43 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 15/08/18 / 2018-08-15 02:45:48 / August 15, 2018 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:48 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -144.2202 West, latitude 69.5339 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: ak20246197. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20246197.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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