A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 73 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:15:35 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 08:15:35 / April 16, 2019 @ 8:15 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak0194vftjmd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0194vftjmd. Exact location, longitude -157.3458° West, latitude 66.2753° North, depth = 6.1 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 73 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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