A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -144.1562° West, 69.5471° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:21:18 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 00:21:18 / November 1, 2018 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000i50l. Event ids that are associated: us2000i50l, ak20307512.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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