A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (49 miles) on Friday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:37:57 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -157.672° West, 66.265° North, depth 37.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 04:37:57 / February 9, 2019 @ 4:37 am. Event id: ak0191u83nof. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0191u83nof.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 79 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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