A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 66 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (41 miles). Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -156.9175° West, 66.3066° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 02:40:09 / October 20, 2019 @ 2:40 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dglw55d. Id of event: ak019dglw55d. The temblor was detected at 17:40:09 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km S of Kobuk, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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