A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (49 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:53:41 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak01939p00vh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01939p00vh. Exact location of event, longitude -157.3216 West, latitude 66.216 North, depth = 1.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.3 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 16:53:41 / March 12, 2019 @ 4:53 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.
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