A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 08:38:22 / February 16, 2019 @ 8:38 am. Event id: ak01925v8z4i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01925v8z4i, us2000jisn. Exact location, longitude -157.2211° West, latitude 66.3156° North, depth = 10.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:38:22 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 69 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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