A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km NNW of Arctic Village, Alaska (47 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 02:28:19 / October 9, 2019 @ 2:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:28:19 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -146.313 West, latitude 68.7457 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019cyewrpx. Unique identifier: ak019cyewrpx.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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