A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (45 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 07:19:36 / March 20, 2019 @ 7:19 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0193mrqlp2. Unique identifier: ak0193mrqlp2. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:19:36 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.2 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -144.7404 West, latitude 69.5998 North, depth = 0.2 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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