A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (38 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20255374. Event ids that are associated: ak20255374. Exact location of earthquake, -144.1069° West, 69.6075° North, depth 8.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 13:05:41 / September 16, 2018 @ 1:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.5 km (5 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:41 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter).
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-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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