A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 74 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (46 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -144.7654° West, 69.5924° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:57:51 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0206y0m3ku. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0206y0m3ku. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 17:57:51 / May 30, 2020 @ 5:57 pm UTC/GMT.
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 ninety 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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