A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 km S of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -143.9369° West, 69.4556° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 04:28:26 / September 21, 2018 @ 4:28 am. Id of earthquake: ak20259931. Event ids that are associated: ak20259931. The temblor was picked up at 19:28:26 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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