A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (46 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 05:35:45 / April 16, 2019 @ 5:35 am. Exact location of earthquake, -157.4434° West, 66.2789° North, depth 4.4 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:35:45 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0194ve5jxe. Id of event: ak0194ve5jxe.
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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