A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (70 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.5 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 08:39:14 / December 4, 2019 @ 8:39 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:39:14 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.6479 West, latitude 69.193 North, depth = 1.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak019fj4n8zg. Event ids that are associated: ak019fj4n8zg.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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