A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (46 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -144.7311° West, 69.5822° North, depth 0 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 14:48:17 / October 12, 2018 @ 2:48 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:48:17 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20279293. Unique identifier: ak20279293.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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