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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Kobuk in Alaska

Earthquake location 66.2927S, -157.3037WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 71 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (44 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 23:21:31 / March 6, 2019 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jbkf. Unique identifier: us1000jbkf. Exact location of earthquake, -157.3037° West, 66.2927° North, depth 7.61 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.61 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:21:31 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.3037° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 66.2927° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-06 23:21:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-06 23:54:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.173 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jbkf Id of event.
Event Code 1000jbkf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jbkf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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