A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 70 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -157.2332 West, latitude 66.2937 North, depth = 8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 12:47:50 / January 31, 2020 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:47:50 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0201fh353q. Id of event: ak0201fh353q.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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