A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 16:05:54 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 01:05:54 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -157.4039° West, 66.3348° North, depth 0 km. Id of earthquake: ak019dda0m24. Event ids that are associated: ak019dda0m24.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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