A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 08:05:32 / June 20, 2020 @ 8:05 am. Unique identifier: ak0207wl8b8n. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0207wl8b8n. The temblor was reported at 08:05:32 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -144.1103 West, latitude 69.5886 North, depth = 0 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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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