A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 65 km NNE of Kobuk, Alaska (40 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:50:05 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 01:50:05 / March 12, 2018 @ 1:50 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18684933. Id of event: ak18684933. Exact location of earthquake, -156.0852° West, 67.407° North, depth 0.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.4 km (0 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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