A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 64 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -157.3527° West, 66.3589° North, depth 22.6 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:18:32 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019ddch2zq. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ddch2zq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 05:18:32 / October 18, 2019 @ 5:18 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.6 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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