A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, northern Alaska (0 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20285900. Event ids that are associated: ak20285900. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 19:43:06 / October 17, 2018 @ 7:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:43:06 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -144.2877° West, latitude 69.6521° North, depth = 9.2 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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