A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 62 km S of Shishmaref, Alaska (39 miles). Global time and date of event 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 18:52:36 / October 30, 2019 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak019dxev6of. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019dxev6of. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -165.8951° West, 65.7048° North, depth 5.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:52:36 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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