A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (35 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:01:44 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 14:01:44 / August 4, 2020 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak0209z3yos8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209z3yos8. Exact location of event, longitude -144.2749 West, latitude 69.6651 North, depth = 11 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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