A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 07:44:18 / September 16, 2018 @ 7:44 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:44:18 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20255249. Event ids that are associated: ak20255249. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.3502 West, latitude 69.5771 North, depth = 0 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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