A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (38 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 05:20:30 / October 18, 2019 @ 5:20 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019ddchicc. Unique identifier: ak019ddchicc. Exact location of event, depth 8.9 km, -157.2484° West, 66.377° North. The temblor was detected at 20:20:30 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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