A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 32 km N of Kobuk, Alaska (20 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17247291. Id of event: ak17247291. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:10:43 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -156.995° West, latitude 67.1908° North, depth = 15.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 11:10:43 / November 16, 2017 @ 11:10 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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