A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 96 km SSW of Point Hope, Alaska (60 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005viq. Event ids that are associated: us70005viq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.97 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.4434 West, latitude 67.524 North, depth = 40.97 km. Global time and date of event 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 15:59:27 / October 18, 2019 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:59:27 / 4:59 am (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km SSW of Point Hope, Alaska.
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