A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (66 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 20:17:40 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000492y. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000492y. Exact location of event, depth 22.65 km, -144.5703° West, 69.2263° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.65 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/19 / 2019-07-03 05:17:40 / July 3, 2019 @ 5:17 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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