A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (40 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dlsajml. Id of event: ak019dlsajml. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.3126 West, latitude 66.3434 North, depth = 0.1 km. The temblor was detected at 06:48:13 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 15:48:13 / October 23, 2019 @ 3:48 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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