A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 53 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -157.2317 West, latitude 66.4494 North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 02:54:43 / October 18, 2019 @ 2:54 am. Event id: ak019ddawj03. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ddawj03. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:54:43 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 53 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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