A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 68 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (42 miles). Global time and date of event 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 13:13:17 / March 17, 2019 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak0193hwnu43. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0193hwnu43, us1000jhg7. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:13:17 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -144.2024° West, latitude 69.5283° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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