A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 60 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (37 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:12:49 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -144.2321° West, 69.6271° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak20254743. Unique identifier: ak20254743. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 08:12:49 / September 15, 2018 @ 8:12 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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