A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 65 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -156.9557 West, latitude 66.3236 North, depth = 0 km. Event id: ak019dgxwyu3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dgxwyu3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:46 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 22:59:46 / October 20, 2019 @ 10:59 pm.
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 two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 65 km S of Kobuk, Alaska.
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