A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (44 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 02:38:15 / February 21, 2019 @ 2:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -144.4643 West, latitude 69.5652 North, depth = 12.1 km. Event id: ak0192e1d3ft. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0192e1d3ft. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:38:15 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.1 km (8 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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