A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0194vel708. Id of event: ak0194vel708. Exact location of event, depth 16.5 km, -157.5375° West, 66.3514° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.5 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:08:42 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 06:08:42 / April 16, 2019 @ 6:08 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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