A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.9849 West, latitude 66.296 North, depth = 0.2 km. The temblor was reported at 00:05:27 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.2 km (0 miles). Unique identifier: ak01931auxtm. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01931auxtm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 09:05:27 / March 7, 2019 @ 9:05 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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