A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -144.1987° West, 69.4837° North. The temblor was reported at 03:01:46 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20108100. Unique identifier: ak20108100. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 12:01:46 / August 17, 2018 @ 12:01 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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