A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:58:31 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -157.4285° West, 66.3382° North, depth 36 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 18:58:31 / March 8, 2019 @ 6:58 pm. Event id: ak0193342jvb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0193342jvb.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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