A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: ak0194veo4x5. Event ids that are associated: ak0194veo4x5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 06:22:14 / April 16, 2019 @ 6:22 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:22:14 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -157.4418° West, latitude 66.3339° North, depth = 12.4 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 have been detected nearby.
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