A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 72 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (45 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 21:43:50 / October 19, 2019 @ 9:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -157.6231 West, latitude 66.3317 North, depth = 15.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.4 km (10 miles). Unique identifier: ak019df9ork1. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019df9ork1. The temblor was picked up at 12:43:50 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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