A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska (39 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 03:53:27 / October 16, 2019 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:53:27 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -144.2431 West, latitude 69.6118 North, depth = 18.4 km. Event id: ak019da0f0im. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019da0f0im.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km SSW of Kaktovik, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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