A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 78 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (48 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:25:51 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -157.3818 West, latitude 66.2305 North, depth = 13.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.4 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: ak0192zv6k84. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0192zv6k84. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 22:25:51 / March 6, 2019 @ 10:25 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 78 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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