A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 21:12:29 / October 18, 2019 @ 9:12 pm. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -156.9332° West, 66.2943° North. The temblor was picked up at 12:12:29 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event id: ak019ddlyq8b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019ddlyq8b.
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 eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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