A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 66 km S of Kobuk, Alaska (41 miles). Exact location, longitude -156.9345° West, latitude 66.3113° North, depth = 0 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 07:21:07 / March 8, 2019 @ 7:21 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:21:07 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak01932xaswa. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01932xaswa. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 66 km S of Kobuk, Alaska.
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