A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20259885. Unique identifier: ak20259885. Exact location, longitude -144.0556° West, latitude 69.5486° North, depth = 0 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:19:39 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 02:19:39 / September 21, 2018 @ 2:19 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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