A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 76 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 22:05:55 / October 18, 2018 @ 10:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -144.7465 West, latitude 69.5655 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was reported at 13:05:55 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20286903. Unique identifier: ak20286903. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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