A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 61 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (38 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -144.2586° West, 69.6224° North, depth 1.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.6 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bf84, ak020b7qj3mf. Unique identifier: ak020b7qj3mf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 12:43:00 / August 31, 2020 @ 12:43 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:43:00 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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