A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 75 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.3 km, -144.6882° West, 69.5596° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0198lbbapz. Unique identifier: ak0198lbbapz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:05:14 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 03:05:14 / July 6, 2019 @ 3:05 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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