A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (39 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 16:01:19 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 01:01:19 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019dd9zp7p, us70005v8n. Unique identifier: ak019dd9zp7p. Exact location of event, longitude -157.263 West, latitude 66.3591 North, depth = 12.3 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 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: 63 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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